Anne Hendrixson is a proud alumna of Hampshire College (class of ’91). She earned her MA in International Development and Social Change from Clark University. Anne was PopDev Coordinator (from 1996 – 2000), and returned to the program as Assistant Director in 2012. Before coming back to PopDev, she served as the Assistant Director for aids2031, a project commission of UNAIDS to chart a long-term, global response to HIV and also started up several new initiatives for VentureWell, an educational non-profit. Anne’s interests include taking on policy directed at young populations, promoting fresh thinking around the links between population and the environment, supporting transformative integration of reproductive health and HIV/AIDS approaches for all people, and working for contraceptive safety and access.
Senior Policy Analyst
Betsy Hartmann, former PopDev Director, is professor emerita of development studies and PopDev senior policy analyst. She received her BA from Yale University and her PhD from the London School of Economics. Her research, teaching and activism focus on the intersections between population, health, migration, environment and security issues. She is the author of Reproductive Rights and Wrongs: The Global Politics of Population Control and two political thrillers about the Far Right, The Truth about Fire and Deadly Election. She is the co-author of A Quiet Violence: View from a Bangladesh Village and co-editor of the anthology Making Threats: Biofears and Environmental Anxieties. She is currently writing a book on apocalyptic thinking in the US and received a Fulbright-Nehru Distinguished Chair Award to spend spring semester 2015 in New Delhi, India.