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Elizabeth Hartmann

Senior Policy Analyst of Population and Development Program, Professor of Development Studies
Elizabeth Hartmann

Betsy Hartmann, professor of development studies and senior policy analyst 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.

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