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Dr Anna Barford

Dr Anna Barford

Research Associate on the ‘Humanitarian Crises, Population Displacement and Epidemic Diseases, 1901-2010’ project.

Departments and Institutes

Research Associate


  • Influenza
  • Epidemiology
  • Common Respiratory Infections
  • Developing World
  • Public Policy
  • Public Health


  • Displaced populations
  • Typhoid Fever
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • HIV
  • Communicable disease
  • Measles
  • Public Health
  • International Agreements
  • Malaria
  • Diphtheria
  • Scarlet Fever
  • Demography
  • Neglected tropical diseases
  • Dengue fever
  • AIDS
  • Refugees
  • Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
  • Tuberculosis

Key Publications

  • Barford, A. and Pickett, K. in press. How to Build a More Equal American Society: Lessons from Successful Experiences Abroad. in Shah, A. and Colombano, J. (eds.) Re-Developing America Global Perspectives on America’s 21st Century Challenges. University of Pennsylvania Press 
  • Barford, A. and Dorling, D. (2011). Inequality. In Southerton, D. et al. (Eds.) Encyclopaedia of Consumer Culture. SAGE Publications, London
  • Dorling, D., Newman, M. and Barford, A. (2010). Atlas of the real world (2nd edition). Thames and Hudson, London. Also published in Germany and Austria.
  • Barford, A., Pickett, K. and Dorling, D. (2009). Re-evaluating self-evaluation: A Commentary on Jen, Jones, and Johnston. Social Science and Medicine, 68(4), 3pp
  • Dorling, D. and Barford, A. (2009). The inequality hypothesis: Thesis, antithesis, and a synthesis?  Health and Place, 15(4), 1166-1169
  • Two further foreign language editions of Dorling, D., Newman, M. and Barford, A. (2009) The atlas of the real world. Published in South Korea and Japan.
  • Dorling, D., Newman, M. and Barford, A. (2008) The atlas of the real world. London, Thames & Hudson.  Also published in the United States, France, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands. 
  • Dorling, D. and Barford, A. (2007). Shaping the world to illustrate inequalities in health. WHO Bulletin, 85(11), 821-900.
  • Dorling, D. and Barford, A. (2007). The shape of global causes of death. International Journal of Health Geographics, 6(48), 13pp
  • Dorling, D., Barford, A. and Wheeler, B. (2007). Health impacts of an environmental disaster. Environmental Research Letters 2(4) 11pp
  • Barford, A. and Dorling, D. (2006). A New Approach to mapping the World: Visualizing Facets of International Health. National Medical Journal of India, 19(4), 2pp
  • Barford, A., Dorling, D., Smith, G.D. and Shaw, M. (2006). Life expectancy: women now on top everywhere. British Medical Journal, 332, 1095-1096
  • Dorling, D., Barford, A. and Newman, M. (2006). Worldmapper: the world as you've never seen it before. IEEE Transactions on Visualisation and Computer Graphics, 12(5), 757-764
  • Moraru, M., Barford, A. and Dorling, D. (2006). The long war. Student BMJ, 14, 445