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Elizabeth Jackson

Research Associate


  • B.A. American Studies, Williams College
  • Ed.M Risk & Prevention, Harvard University
  • Certificate of Advanced Study in Counseling, Harvard University

About Elizabeth Jackson

Elizabeth R. Jackson is Research Associate serving on the Postsecondary and Qualitative Research teams. Her career as an educator situates her as a postsecondary pathways scholar-practitioner whose work centers access and equity in K-12 and postsecondary education. She has extensive experience in developing and evaluating evidence-based college access programs that supports postsecondary educational attainment for Black and Brown students and students from low-income communities.

Jackson began her career as a school counselor, working with high school students in Washington D.C. Later she went on to implement postsecondary transition programming for first-generation college students.