Jessica holds her M.A. in Political Science with a concentration in European Economic and Social Policy from James Madison University (JMU). Her main areas of research included globalisation and the EU-US transatlantic partnership. She also holds a B.A. from JMU with degrees in Public Policy and Administration and Justice Studies with a concentration in Human Rights, Criminology and Law.
Jessica joined the Florence School of Regulation in May 2015 and has worked across teams as a Web and Content Editor, Database and Publications Manager and Multi-Media Communications assistant. As a part of the FSR online team, she works on the development, design, and facilitation of online training courses and analyses user experience, learning methods and community engagement.
Currently, she is taking part in an initiative to enhance knowledge dissemination in the energy sectors of Africa, Asia & Latin America. Her primary research interests cover universal access to energy and sustainable development, specifically on the development of clean, modern and affordable cooking solutions in developing countries.