Hannah Groch-Begley

Director, Think Tank

As think tank director, Hannah Groch-Begley manages Roosevelt's research and fellows programs and helps shape research priorities for the organization.

As director of Roosevelt’s think tank, Hannah Groch-Begley manages the day-to-day of research staff, oversees the think tank fellows program, and helps shape research priorities for the Institute’s programmatic areas: climate and economic transformation, corporate power, macroeconomic analysis, race and democracy, and worker power and economic security.

Previously, Hannah led research programs at national progressive institutions studying reproductive rights, disability rights, and anti-poverty programs in the United States. At NARAL Pro-Choice America, Hannah founded the organization’s first opposition research team, studying the tactics and strategies of the extremist anti-abortion movement.

In addition to her research work, Hannah is an IRS-certified advanced tax preparer with the VITA program, where she volunteers every year to provide free tax preparation assistance to low-income individuals in her community. Hannah holds a PhD in history from Rutgers University and a BA from Vassar College.