Dean, Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health
Jody Heymann, Ph.D. is an internationally renowned researcher on health and social policy. She is the Dean of the Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Heymann held a Canadian Chair in Global Health and Social Policy at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and was the Founding Director of the Institute for Health and Social Policy, the Project on Global Working Families and the World Policy Analysis Center (WPAC). WPAC has relocated to UCLA.
She has authored and edited more than 200 publications, including 15 books. These include Changing Children’s Chances (Harvard University Press, 2013), Making Equal Rights Real (Cambridge University Press, 2012), Lessons in Educational Equality (Oxford University Press, 2012), Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic (Oxford University Press, 2012), Profit at the Bottom of the Ladder (Harvard Business Press, 2010), Raising the Global Floor (Stanford University Press, 2009), Trade and Health (McGill Queens University Press, 2007), Forgotten Families (Oxford University Press, 2006), Healthier Societies (Oxford University Press, 2006), Unfinished Work (New Press, 2005), Global Inequalities at Work (Oxford University Press, 2003), and The Widening Gap (Basic Books, 2000).