Betsy Hartmann

An activist in the international women’s health movement, Hartmann directs Hampshire College’s Population and Development Program, where she is also an associate professor of development studies. Her expertise is in reproductive rights, population, the environment, and security concerns. She has written many books, including Reproductive Rights and Wrongs: The Global Politics of Population Control and A Quiet Violence: View from Bangladesh Village; she coedited Making Threats: Biofears and Environmental Anxieties.