Betsy Hartmann, professor of development studies and director of the Population and Development Program, received her B.A. from Yale University and her Ph.D. from the London School of Economics.
She is a longstanding activist in the international women’s health movement.
Her research and teaching focus on the intersections between population, migration, environment and security issues.
She is the author of Reproductive Rights and Wrongs: The Global Politics of Population Control and The Truth about Fire, a political thriller about the Far Right. She is the co-author of A Quiet Violence: View from a Bangladesh Village and co-editor of the recent anthology Making Threats: Biofears and Environmental Anxieties.
Recent and Upcoming Courses
CSI-0256: Framing Climate Change: Who's Taking the Heat for Global Warming? (Spring 2014)
CSI-0222: Rethinking the Population Problem (Spring 2013)
CSI-113T: Natural and Unnatural Disasters: Who's at risk and why (Fall 2012)
Rethinking Security in an Age of Climate Change (Spring 2011)