Jackie is a Social Epidemiology PhD Candidate in Population Health Sciences at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Her research aims to bring to light the consequences of punitive social policies for population health and health equity. Her dissertation examines how mass incarceration and aggressive policing affect the health of individuals and their communities. She also has training in cancer epidemiology, with a focus structural and interpersonal discrimination as drivers of cancer inequities across race/ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation.

Jackie is a Graduate Fellow at the FXB Center for Health & Human Rights, a member of the Women, Gender & Health Interdisciplinary Concentration, a Graduate Affiliate of the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, and a member of the tutorial board for the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies department