Jennifer Robson


Dr. Jennifer Robson is an Associate Professor of Political Management at Carleton University. Prior to joining Carleton, she was Director of Policy for the non-profit SEDI (now Prosper Canada) after having worked in the federal public service. She holds a PhD in public policy and degrees in political science and psychology. She worked in several political roles between 1994 and 2000. Her research interests include social and tax policy, poverty in Canada and public administration. Jennifer also teaches courses in Carleton’s School of Public Policy and Administration and Kroeger College’s Public Affairs and Policy Management undergraduate program. She is a member of Carleton’s Centre for Studies on Poverty and Social Citizenship and collaborates with community-based organizations through the Asset-Building Learning Exchange. In 2016, Jennifer served as a member of The Advisory Panel on Tax Expenditures to the Minister of Finance. From 2015 to 2018, she was a member of the National Research Committee on Financial Literacy for the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada.

She is advising the new Public Policy Leadership Program.

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