Jessica assists with research and evaluation design, research coordination, research reporting, and data analysis. She works on projects related to public health, mental health, substance abuse, and youth development.
Jessica graduated from Macalester College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a concentration in community and global health in May 2016. Before joining Wilder Research, she did research about adolescent depression at the University of Minnesota Medical School and worked as a case manager at Wilder’s Assertive Community Treatment program to help people with severe and persistent mental illness. Her research interests include public health and applied social psychology to nudge behavior and social change.