Elizabeth (Liz) Mogford is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at Western Washington University and an Affiliate Professor in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington. Her teaching and research are interdisciplinary, combining sociology and public health. Her research interests include the social determinants of health, critical health literacy, and critical global learning. She is a leader in WWU’s faculty led Global Learning Programs. She was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon from 1994-1997, where she focused on public health and gender in development, and has conducted research in India, Mexico, and Kenya. In addition to teaching and research, Liz works on advocacy and outreach for advancing global health equity. Currently this includes being a board member of Health Alliance International and the Institute for Village Studies, and an advisory board member of Just Health Action and the Western Regional Global Health Conference.