The Case for Real Welfare Reform

  • Hon. Donna E. Shalala
Keywords: Department of Health and Human Services, HHS, welfare reform, Aid to Families with Dependent Children, AFDC, Family Support Act, Clinton


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Author Biography

Hon. Donna E. Shalala
Donna E. Shalala, Health and Human Services secretary, received an honorary degree from The George Washington University in 1993. Dr. Shalala served as chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1988-1993, president of Hunter College at the City University of New York for eight years, and as assistant secretary of policy development and research at the Department of Housing and Urban Development during the Carter administration. Dr. Shalala is a leading scholar on the political economy of state and local governments, and has held tenured professorships at Columbia, CUNY, and the University of Wisconsin.