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Recent Media:


CIVICA Data Science Seminar

"The Making of a French Migration Crisis"

American Sociology Association Political Sociology

Section Book Talk

Aftershock: Aid, Ebola, and Civil Society in West Africa

Feature on Sciences Po CERI website Pandemic Politics


"Flattening the Curve: Voluntary Association Participation and the 2013-2016 West Africa Ebola Epidemic." Disasters.

"Higher Education's Influence on Social Networks and Entrepreneurship in Brazil." Social Network Analysis and Mining.

"Women’s Organizations on the Frontline: The Peacebuilding Project and the Fight Against Ebola and COVID-19." In Women's Contributions to Development in West Africa: Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Lives, edited by Kelly Ann Krawcyzk and Bridgett A. King. 

 Invited Book Review of Simukai Chigidu's The Political Life of an Epidemic: Cholera, Crisis and Citizenship in Zimbabwe. Politicizing Pandemics Special Debates Review. Africa: Journal of the International African Institute.

"Who Receives a Contract During a Humanitarian Crisis? Organizational professionalism, politicization, and international cooperation during the 2013-2016 West Africa Ebola epidemic." In Research Handbook on the Sociology of Organizations, edited by Mary Godwyn. Edward Elger. 


 "Humanitarian Aid as a Shared and Contested Common Resource." In The Cambridge Handbook of Commons Research Innovationsedited by Sheila R. Foster and Chrystie F. Swiney.

"Do Good Fences Make Good NeighborsNeighborhood Effects of Foreign Funding Restrictions to NGOs." Oxford University St. Antony's International Review.

Michelle Reddy is Professor of Practice and Program Director of the Master in Development Practice (MDP) at the University of California, Berkeley. Previously she was lecturer at Sciences Po and Stanford University, as well as a  postdoctoral fellow at the Center for International Studies at Sciences Po. Michelle examines crises (Ebola, migration, and COVID-19) , community-based education, and the role of nonprofits in education development and democracy. From 2017-2018 Michelle was a Fulbright Scholar in Sierra Leone and Guinea. Michelle received an PhD from Stanford University in International Comparative Education and an MA in Political Science also from Stanford.

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