Jennifer Bright
Senior Fellow Emeritus

Jenny earned her DPhil (PhD) in Social Policy at the University of Oxford, where she studied as a Rhodes Scholar. Her research examines the process of policy decision-making in 21st century U.S. cities and focuses specifically on economic development policy. Her dissertation takes the Applied Sciences NYC initiative under the Bloomberg administration as the primary case study. Jenny also holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford and a bachelor’s degree in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale. Jenny joined JFI in January 2017 as the first research fellow.

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