Jean Hardisty

President Emerita
Political Research Associates

Jean Hardisty is the Founder and President Emerita of Political Research Associates (PRA), a Boston-based research center that analyzes right wing, authoritarian, and anti-democratic trends and publishes educational materials for the general public. She has authored many published essays on the inner workings and motivations of the right. Her book, Mobilizing Resentment: Conservative Resurgence from the John Birch Society to the Promise Keepers, was published by Beacon Press in October 1999. In addition to her publications, Dr. Hardisty serves on the Board of Directors of the Center for Community Change, the Highlander Education and Research Center, and the Women’s Community Cancer Project.