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Dr. Jennifer Heissel is an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Defense Management at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.

Her research is at the intersection of economics, public policy, and psychology. Her current research focuses on how family support policies can improve health and job performance outcomes for new mothers and fathers. Her research also evaluates how education policies and programs affect student outcomes.

She received a PhD in Human Development and Social Policy from Northwestern University and an MPP from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.

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