Sigrid Lupieri

Lecturer, Stanford University



Sigrid Lupieri is a lecturer in Civic, Liberal, and Global Education at Stanford University. Previously she was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation. Her current book project investigates how medical humanitarians value human life in a crisis. Focusing on the Syrian refugee crisis in Jordan, her research traces how security concerns, diplomatic efforts and notions of ‘deservingness’ influence who gets privileged access to medical care. Her work has been published in Social Science & Medicine, Global Social Policy, Forced Migration Review and Third World Quarterly.

Sigrid received a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. She also holds an M.S. in Journalism from Northwestern University and a B.A. from the University of Udine (Italy). She has worked as a journalist in Armenia, Georgia, and Germany, and at the UN in New York and New Delhi.