Ruth E. Levine

Ruth E. Levine, PhD, is CEO of IDinsight and was a policy fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University for the 2019-20 academic year. She was the program director of Global Development and Population Program at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation between 2011-19. Previously, Levine was a deputy assistant administrator in the Bureau of Policy, Planning and Learning at the U.S. Agency for International Development. In that role, she led the development of the agency’s evaluation policy. Levine spent nearly a decade at the Center for Global Development, as a senior fellow and vice president for programs and operations. She co-founded the Center’s Global Health Policy Program. She also designed and evaluated health and education projects at the Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank.



A Path to Global Citizenship for the United States: Building Back Better in Global Health

The United States should earn back the trust of its allies and fulfill its obligations to restore U.S. global leadership


Universal Health Coverage—A Citizens’ Guide to Benefits

Realizing this high-level UN priority in low-income settings will demand evidence-based decisions and grass-roots action


In Global Health, What’s Past Is Prologue

The global health community cannot jury-rig its way to the future and requires fresh thinking to address new challenges