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Jennifer Stephan

Jennifer Lisa Stephan

Researcher
American Institutes for Research



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Curriculum Vitae

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Awards/Honors

  • 2009 - Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
  • 2009 - AERA Dissertation Grant (declined)
  • 2009 - AIR Dissertation Grant (declined)

Research/Scholarship

Education

Year Degree Institution
2010 PhD, Human Development and Social Policy Northwestern University
2006 MA, Human Development and Social Policy Northwestern University
1998 MA, Economics Princeton University
1995 BA, Economics Vassar College

Selected Publications

Stephan, Jennifer L. and James E. Rosenbaum (2009). Permeability and Transparency in the High School-College Transition in Plank, D.; Sykes, G.; Schneider, B. , AERA Handbook on Education Policy Research American Educational Research Association.

Spillane, James P., White, Kathryn Weitz, and Jennifer L. Stephan (2009). School Principal Expertise: Putting Expert-Aspiring Principal Differences in Problem Solving Processes to the Test. Leadership and Policy in Schools: 8:128-151.

Stephan, Jennifer L., Rosenbaum, James E., and Ann E. Person (2009). Stratification in College Entry and Completion. Social Science Research: 38(3): 572-593.

Goble, Lisbeth J., Rosenbaum, James E., and Jennifer L. Stephan (2008). Do Institutional Attributes Predict Individuals' Degree Success at Two-year Colleges?. New Directions in Community College Research: 63-72.

Rosenbaum, James E., Redline, Julie, and Jennifer L. Stephan (2007). Community College: The Unfinished Revolution. Issues in Science and Technology: 49-56.

Selected Presentations

Stephan, Jennifer L. and James E. Rosenbaum (2009). Beyond Blaming Students: How School Programs May Reduce Gaps in the College Enrollment Process. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. San Francisco, CA.

Rosenbaum, James. E., Hallberg, Kelly, Stephan, Jennifer L., Goble, Lisbeth J., and Michelle Naffziger (2009). Institutional Assumptions in the College Application Process in High- and Low-SES High Schools. Presented at the Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Stephan, Jennifer L., Goble, Lisbeth J., and James E. Rosenbaum (2008). Transparency Barriers to College for Low-Income Students: Beyond Aspirations and Student Deficiencies. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Boston, MA.

Stephan, Jennifer L., Goble, Lisbeth J., and James E. Rosenbaum (2008). Barriers to College for Low-SES Students. Presented at the Institute for Education Sciences Research Conference. Washington, DC.

Stephan, Jennifer L. and James E. Rosenbaum (April, 2007). College Type Effects on Degree Completion: A Propensity Score Analysis. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL.

Stephan, Jennifer L. and James E. Rosenbaum (April, 2007). Permeability and Transparency in the High School- College Transition. Accepted at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL.

Person, Ann E., Stephan, Jennifer L., and James E. Rosenbaum (November, 2006). Testing a "Commuter" Model of Persistence among Two-year College Students. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Anaheim, CA.

Stephan, Jennifer L. and James E. Rosenbaum (August, 2006). Do Some Colleges Improve Students' Chances of Completing Degrees? How Propensity Scores Change the Question. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Montreal, Canada.

Stephan, Jennifer L. and James E. Rosenbaum (June, 2006). Do Community Colleges Hurt Studentsí Chances of Completing Degrees?. Presented at the Institute for Education Sciences. Washington, DC.

Rosenbaum, James E. and Jennifer L. Stephan (August, 2005). College Degree Completion: Institutional Effects and Student Propensity. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Philadelphia, PA.

Research Interests

Gaps in the college enrollment process; factors promoting success in higher education; education policy and the high school-college transition

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