Jennifer Doleac is an Associate Professor of Economics at Texas A&M University, Director of the Justice Tech Lab, and host of the Probable Causation podcast. She serves on the board of editors at the Journal of Economic Literature, and on the board of CSWEP. Professor Doleac holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University, and a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Williams College. She studies the economics of crime and discrimination, with particular interests in prisoner reentry and the effects of technology on public safety. Past and current work addresses topics such as DNA databases, gun violence, algorithmic risk assessment, and the unintended consequences of “ban the box” policies. Her research has been funded by several governmental and philanthropic organizations, including the National Institute of Justice, the W.T. Grant Foundation, and J-PAL North America. She has spoken at Interpol and the White House, and has testified before Congress. She tweets about criminal justice research and policy at @jenniferdoleac.
Associate Professor of Economics
Texas A&M University