Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Heather Hill

Professor, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance
University of Washington
Tel: 206-685-8041
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CSDE Committees: Executive Committee Member

CSDE Research Areas:

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

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Heather Hill is a Professor in the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance. She has a BA (political science) from UW, a Master’s in Public Policy from the University of Michigan, and a PhD in Human Development and Social Policy from Northwestern University. 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 journals, including the Journal of Public Policy and Management, Demography, Work and Occupations, the American Journal of Epidemiology, and the Journal of Health Economics. At CSDE, Hill serves on the Executive Committee and as chair of the primary research area on the Wellbeing of Households and Families. She also serves on the Executive Council of the University of Washington’s Public Health Initiative.