Jennifer works on a variety of research and evaluation projects. She is experienced at study design, project management, logic model development, qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, report writing and presentations. Her research interests include early childhood care and education, environmental health, home visiting, economic development, leadership development, and youth programming.
Prior to joining Wilder Research in 2008, she worked for Rainbow Research conducting research projects on the following topics: housing and redevelopment, physical activity, tobacco cessation, and adult and youth education.
Jennifer holds a bachelor's degree in Communication and Mathematics from the College of St. Benedict, and a master's degree in Public Policy with a concentration in Environmental Policy and Nonprofit Management, from the University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute.