Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Heather Hill

Associate Professor, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance
University of Washington
Tel: 206-685-8041

CSDE Committees: Executive Committee Member

CSDE Research Areas:

  • Demographic Measurements and Methods
  • Health of People and Populations
  • Wellbeing of Families and Households

In the News:

Heather Hill joined the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance as an Associate Professor in 2014. Prior to that, she was Assistant Professor at the School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago. She received her PhD in Human Development and Social Policy from Northwestern University in 2007. Her research examines how public and workplace policies influence family economic circumstances and child well-being and development in low-income families. Hill conducts experimental, quasi-experimental and non-experimental research using both quantitative and qualitative data. Her training and research orientation are fundamentally multidisciplinary and population-focused. Her work has been published in top disciplinary and inter-disciplinary journals, including the Journal of Public Policy and Management, Demography, Work and Occupations, and the Journal of Health Economics.