Jackie received her PhD in Population Health Sciences at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and is now an assistant professor at Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health in the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department and the Ubuntu Center on Racism, Global Movements and Population Health Equity. She also holds visiting scholar appointments at the Harvard FXB Center for Health & Human Rights and the Columbia University Justice Lab. Her social epidemiologic research aims to bring to light the consequences of social policies for population health and racial health equity. Her dissertation examined how mass incarceration and policing affect the health of individuals and their communities. For an updated list of her publications, see her Google Scholar page.
At Harvard, Jackie was a Graduate Fellow at the FXB Center for Health & Human Rights, a subcomittee chair 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.