Judy Twigg is a professor of political science at Virginia Commonwealth University. While on the faculty at VCU, Twigg is also a senior associate (nonresident) with the Global Health Policy Center of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, adjunct professor at Georgetown University, trustee of the Eurasia Foundation, and consultant to the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and Inter-American Development Bank. She has worked with UNICEF, the Social Science Research Council, and John Snow, Inc. Her work covers issues of health, demographic change, and health systems reform in Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.