Marieka M. Klawitter

Professor of Public Affairs
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
(206) 616-1673

Marieka M. Klawitter joined the Evans School faculty in 1990. Her research focuses on public policies that affect work and income, including studies of: the effects of asset-building  policies, welfare policies, intra-household bargaining, and anti-discrimination policies for sexual orientation.

Klawitter teaches courses on public policy analysis, quantitative methods, program evaluation,  asset-building for low income families, and sexual orientation and public policy.

Klawitter holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin, and a MPP and AB in economics from the University of Michigan.

Areas of specialization 

Family and Employment Policy
Policy Analysis
Sexual Orientation Policy

Courses taught 

  • PBAF 513: Public Policy Analysis
  • PBAF 526: Program Evaluation
  • PBAF 529: Advanced Multivariate Analysis
  • PBAF 578: Asset Building