Betsy Hartmann is Professor Emerita of Development Studies at Hampshire College. She is the author of Reproductive Rights and Wrongs: The Global Politics of Population Control and The America Syndrome: Apocalypse, War and Our Call to Greatness, co-author of A Quiet Violence: View from a Bangladesh Village, and co-editor of the anthology Making Threats: Biofears and Environmental Anxieties. She has also written two novels about the far-right threat to democracy. Her research, public speaking, and advocacy focus on the nexus between reproductive rights, population, environment, climate, migration, and security. She has consulted for the United Nations Environment Program and UN Women, and in spring 2015 was a Fulbright-Nehru Distinguished Chair in New Delhi, India. She holds a PhD from the London School of Economics.