Catherine Hensly

Position: Doctoral Fellow

Catherine Hensly is an Economics PhD candidate at American University, where she also received her MA degree in Economics. Her current research is within the fields of gender and development microeconomics with an emphasis on women’s health outcomes and political participation. Her previous work includes equitable access and relative debt burden of college education by major and the interrelationship of female autonomy and HIV vulnerability. In addition to being a Doctoral Fellow at IWPR, she also is an Academic Affiliate at the Office of Evaluation Sciences (OES) and a Contributing Scholar and Communications Team Member for the Care Work and the Economy (CWE-GAM) Project.