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Heather Hill

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Heather D. Hill is an associate professor in the Evans School at the University of Washington. Her research examines how public and workplace policies influence family economic circumstances and child wellbeing in low-income families. She brings an inter-disciplinary lens to these topics, integrating theoretical and methodological insights from developmental psychology, economics, and sociology. Dr. Hill has received grants to support her research from the Russell Sage Foundation, the William T. Grant Foundation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment. Dr. Hill received a Ph.D. in Human Development and Social Policy from Northwestern University in 2007. She also has an MPP from the University of Michigan and a BA in Political Science from the University of Washington. Dr. Hill spent three years as a research analyst at Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. in Washington, DC, and two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Ivory Coast. At the University of Washington, Dr. Hill is a faculty affiliate of the West Coast Poverty Center and the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology.

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