Su-ming Khoo is a Lecturer in the School of Political Science and Sociology and Vice-Dean (Internationalization) for the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies, at the National University of Ireland, Galway. She specializes in the connections between human rights and development, particularly the rights to food, health and education. Su-ming’s recent publications focus on public goods and democracy; health governance; global health and social justice; and putting the ‘public’ back into public health. She is currently writing a monograph on human rights and development. At Harvard, her research focused on the theme of health and human rights solidarities, exploring the connections between the right to social security (including universal health coverage) and the human right to a functioning health system.