MS Education, UNCC 2009
Jennifer's primary researach interest is social policy with a focus on secondary education.
- Graduate Student Award for Exemplary Teaching | 2015
- Prestige-Cook Travel Award, Southern Political Science Association | 2015
- Teaching Program for Doctoral Students Fellowship | 2014
- Graduate Student Assistantship | 2012
- “Matching the Market: An Examination of Economic Polarization and Implementation." Presented at the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration, Charleston, SC - 2015
- “The Differential Effects of Male and Female Unemployment Risk on Domestic Violence Rates.” Presented at the Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA - 2015
- “The Impact of Economic Development on Plant Diversity in the Eastern United States.” Poster presentation with Sam Grubbs. Presented at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Miami, FL – 2015
Before entering the Public Policy PhD program, Jennie taught high school mathematics in Cabarrus County. As a doctoral student, she has acquired an acute awareness of multiple academic disciplines such as public policy, economics, statistics, political science, and research design. She is also highly trained in mixed methods research and statistical data analysis.