Ann Bookman

Director of the Center for Women, Politics, and Public Policy

Ann Bookman, is an internationally recognized expert on many of the hot-button issues that have made headlines this year: political participation, community engagement, and work-family balance.

Bookman joined CWPPP in September from Brandeis University, where she was a senior research scientist in social policy and an associate at the Center for Youth and Communities. She has built a long and distinguished career in academia and government, with previous posts at MIT and Harvard.

She also spent three years at the U.S. Department of Labor as an appointee of President Bill Clinton. In Washington, Bookman was executive director of a bipartisan commission that studied the impact of the Family and Medical Leave Act on workers and employers.

Ann Bookman, is an internationally recognized expert on many of the hot-button issues that have made headlines this year: political participation, community engagement, and work-family balance.

Bookman joined CWPPP in September from Brandeis University, where she was a senior research scientist in social policy and an associate at the Center for Youth and Communities. She has built a long and distinguished career in academia and government, with previous posts at MIT and Harvard.

She also spent three years at the U.S. Department of Labor as an appointee of President Bill Clinton. In Washington, Bookman was executive director of a bipartisan commission that studied the impact of the Family and Medical Leave Act on workers and employers.

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