Research Fellow, Higher Education Center, Public Policy Institute of California

Jacob Jackson is a research fellow in the Higher Education Center at the Public Policy Institute of California. He conducts research about college readiness, college costs, access to higher education, and college completion. Prior to his career in research, he was a middle school and high school mathematics teacher in Sacramento, California, and Columbia, Missouri. He holds a PhD in education from the University of California, Davis, and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Missouri.