Senior Management Consultant
Henriët Hendriks joined MAD in December 2016. She brings with her a unique mix of fiscal analysis experience in state government and research/teaching experience in academia. Her strengths include policy and fiscal analysis, designing and analyzing surveys, quantitative data analysis and visualization, and presenting complex information to diverse audiences.
Before joining MAD, Henriët worked for the MN House of Representatives as a non-partisan analyst in the Fiscal Analysis Department. In that role, she supported legislators and House committees on budgetary and fiscal issues relating to economic development, housing, commerce, and energy. Some of her special assignments included staffing the conference committees on minimum wage reform and the Women’s Economic Security Act of 2014. Prior to that, she was a professor in political science at St. Olaf College (MN) and Susquehanna University (PA), where she taught courses on American politics, public opinion, and research methods. She is also a returning adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota, has authored numerous academic papers, and recently published a book chapter on presidential battleground states.
Henriët holds a doctorate degree in Political Science from the University of Minnesota, with a minor in Political Psychology, and a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.