Robin Tepper Jacob
Robin Jacob is a Research Professor at the Survey Research Center at Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan and a faculty Co-Director of the Youth Policy Lab. She has 15 years of experience conducting randomized trials and quasi-experimental evaluations of social interventions, in a variety of different contexts. Her evaluations have targeted a wide range of outcomes including literacy, math, and social-emotional competencies, executive functioning skills, and health related outcomes and have included evaluations of federal initiatives, programs developed by nonprofit organizations, as well as those developed by for-profit service providers. Her work has been funded by the Institute for Education Sciences, the National Science Foundation, and numerous private foundations. She received a PhD in public policy from the University of Chicago.