Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Trust in government tied to compliance with public health policies

December 16, 2016 News from Brown

Rob Blair, Assistant Professor of Political Science, discusses his new study on the distrust Liberian citizens felt toward their government institutions during government-mandated Ebola control interventions in 2014-15. "The Ebola epidemic really laid bare the role that social, cultural and political factors can play in precipitating the spread of an otherwise easily preventable virus."

Trust in government tied to compliance with public health policies (interview with Rob Blair) – News from Brown