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President and Founder, Institute for Women’s Policy Research
Research Professor, The George Washington University
Heidi Hartmann is the President of the Washington-based Institute for Women’s Policy Research, a scientific research organization that she founded in 1987 to meet the need for women-centered, policy-oriented research. Dr. Hartmann is a Research Professor at The George Washington University.
Dr. Hartmann has published numerous articles in journals and books and her work has been translated into more than a dozen languages. She lectures widely on women, economics, and public policy, frequently testifies before the U.S. Congress, and is often cited as an authority in various media outlets.
Prior to founding IWPR, Dr. Hartmann was on the faculties of Rutgers University and the New School for Social Research and worked at the National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences. In 1994, Dr. Hartmann was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship Award for her work in the field of women and economics. She is Vice-Chair of the National Council of Women’s Organizations and co-editor of the Journal of Women, Politics & Policy.
• Vice Chair, National Council of Women’s Organizations
• Associate Executive Director, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Academy of Sciences
Ph.D., Economics, Yale University
M.Phil., Economics, Yale University
B.A., Economics, Swarthmore College
Heidi Hartmann. Women, work, and poverty: women centered research for policy change.
Heidi Hartmann, co-author. Still A Man’s Labor Market: The Long-Term Earnings Gap.
Heidi Hartmann, co-author. Unnecessary Losses: Costs to Americans of the Lack of Family and Medical Leave.
Heidi Hartmann, co-author. Equal Pay for Working Families.
Heidi Hartmann, co-author. Survival at the Bottom: the Income Packages of Low-Income Families with Children.