Dismantling systemic inequality
As a trained sociologist and demographer, Jessica is committed to advancing knowledge, research, and strategies around dismantling systemic barriers to racial equality and inclusion. At Frontline, she directs projects that target structural inequality and foster systemic change. Her book The Urban Church Imagined examines race, religion, and place in Chicago. In her most recent role, Jessica served as a research scientist and instructor at the Social Science Research Institute at Duke University.
Jessica has a wealth of expertise in facilitation, strategic planning, program assessment and evaluation, qualitative community-centered research, and large-scale data-collection and management. Jessica received her Ph.D. in sociology from Texas A&M University.