Andrea Hetling

Andrea Hetling , Ph.D.
Associate Professor
B.A. Columbia University; Master of International Affairs, Columbia University,

Ph.D. University of Maryland


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Civic Square Building, room 542

Phone (848) 932-2963

Fax (732) 932-6564



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Andrea Hetling is an Assistant Professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University.  Dr. Hetling’s research interests are in the area of domestic social policies that target disadvantaged or marginalized groups.  She is particularly interested in evaluating the implementation and outcomes of social programs designed to reduce poverty, inequality, and family violence. She has conducted quantitative and qualitative research on TANF time limits and diversion programs, the Family Violence Option, public opinion of welfare reform, and permanent supportive housing programs.  Her work has appeared in various journals including Housing Policy Debate, the Journal of Social Policy, Social Science Quarterly, Social Service Review, and Violence Against Women. Dr. Hetling holds a number of leadership positions in the field of poverty research including  appointments as an Editorial Advisory Board Member of the Journal of Children & Poverty and a Research Affiliate of the National Poverty Center at the University of Michigan.

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