Dr Eric Ansong is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Social Science at the University of East London. His research is guided by the collective capability and asset-effects frameworks. He uses context-relevant data to contribute to our understanding of the nature and determinants of collective capabilities embedded among vulnerable and impoverished communities. His work has focused primarily on intervention research to address research questions about the contextual and economic drivers of maternal health well-being. He is also involved in international research on spatial inequalities in education and health outcomes.
Dr Ansong possesses extensive experience in advanced research and statistical software programs. His teaching philosophy seeks to promote a student-centred classroom environment and teaches across the Department of Social Science, including International Development Studies, International Political Economic, and various Sociology courses.
Dr Ansong has published in prominent peer-reviewed research journals, including the Journal of Applied Geography, International Social Work, Women and Health Journal, and Children and Youth. He also serves as a reviewer for three journals: International Social Work, Women and Health Journal, and Children and Youth Services Review.