Jennifer Jennings is a Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, and a Faculty Associate of the Office of Population Research. She is also the Director of Education Research Section (ERS) which supports research, publication, and teaching on matters relating to education policy and practice. Her research interests are racial, socioeconomic, and gender disparities in educational and health outcomes. A Princeton alumna, earned a B.A. cum laude from the Woodrow Wilson School, and a certificate in Program in Teacher Preparation-NJ Social Studies Certification, a Masters of Philosophy in Education from the University of Cambridge, UK and a Ph.D. in Sociology from Columbia University with distinction.