Jessica Pac

Credentials: PhD, Columbia University, 2019; M.Phil, Columbia University, 2018; MPA, Cornell University, 2014; BA, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2007

Position title: Assistant Professor


314 School of Social Work

Curriculum Vitae
Jessica Pac in front of a bookcase

Jessica Pac is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Jessica’s work is motivated by the notion that that inequalities in infancy drive adulthood disparities. Jessica’s research broadly harnesses applied econometric and data science methods to provide novel insight on mandatory reporting behaviors and the effects of antipoverty and work-family policy supports on maternal employment, safety, and health, and infant and child safety and health. Jessica holds an MPA with a concentration in Social Policy from Cornell University and a PhD with concentrations in Economics and Social Policy at Columbia University School of Social Work.