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Jennifer Doleac

Executive Vice President of Criminal Justice

Jennifer directs the Criminal Justice program at Arnold Ventures. In this role, Jennifer works with the research, programmatic, and advocacy teams to support rigorous, policy-relevant research and turn the resulting research insights into effective policy.

Jennifer comes to Arnold Ventures with over 15 years of experience as an academic economist. She is a leading expert on the economics of crime and criminal justice policy, and a vocal proponent of using rigorous research to inform policy. Her research has been published in leading academic journals, and she serves on the Board of Editors at the Journal of Economic Literature. Jennifer also hosts Probable Causation, a podcast about research related to crime and the criminal justice system.

Jennifer holds a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University, and a Bachelor’s degree in economics and mathematics from Williams College.

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