Jane Henrici, PhD is a consulting Senior Researcher and Gender Advisor with 20+ years of experience designing, conducting, training, and teaching research on gender and intersectionality; communicating findings and recommendations; and helping to craft and undertake follow-up programming in the Americas, Asia, and North Africa. Her doctorate is from the University of Texas-Austin in Economic and Social Anthropology, her master’s from the University of Chicago, and her honors include being a Fulbright Scholar in Peru. Her subject matter and publication expertise includes gender and intersectionality in disasters and development for recovery; health care and coverage; poverty policy, planning, and development inclusion; economic opportunities and social norms; and political participation and institutional norms. She is an experienced study director and researcher specializing in mixed methods, qualitative, and multi-perspectival investigations. Dr. Henrici has directed four COVID-19 projects using online surveys and remotely conducted interviews and currently is co-PI with colleagues in Puerto Rico for a project on gender, intersectionality, and cascading disasters. In addition to her professional research and advising work, she is Professorial Lecturer in the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs.
Specialisation and expertise
Feminist and economic anthropology (mixed methods, qualitative research, ethnographic research); multi-site gender and intersectional analysis, including of disaster contexts and climate change adaptations