Misty Heggeness

Misty Heggeness
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Research Scientist, Institute for Policy and Social Research

Contact Info

12600 Quivira Road
Overland Park, KS 66213


Misty L. Heggeness is an associate professor in the School of Public Affairs and Administration and an associate research scientist in the Institute for Policy and Social Research at the University of Kansas. She has over a decade of experience leading high-profile research that informed decision-making within the U.S. federal government. Her research focuses on poverty & inequality, gender economics, and the high-skilled workforce and has appeared in outlets like The New York TimesWall Street JournalNPRThe Economist, and Science.