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

Recent Publications:

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

 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.

Michelle Reddy is a Postdoctoral Scholar at CERI, Sciences Po and a lecturer at Stanford University's Graduate School of Education. She examines crises (Ebola, migration, and COVID-19) and largely focuses on the role of non-state actors such as NGOs their role in education and health development,democratization, and crisis response, as well as challenges such as external technical standards by international donors. 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.