Helen Scharber is an assistant professor of economics at Hampshire College. She holds a B.A. in economics from Knox College, an M.A. in environmental politics from Keele University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Massachusetts.
Her research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of political economy, environmental justice and health.
She is also a staff economist for the Center for Popular Economics, where she teaches workshops designed to demystify the economy for activists.