Jennifer Bachner, Program Director, Sr. Lecturer

Jennifer Bachner, Ph.D., is Director of the Master of Science in Government Analytics and Certificate in Government Analytics at Johns Hopkins University.

She is the author of What Washington Gets Wrong (with Benjamin Ginsberg, Penguin Random House) and the editor of Analytics, Policy and Governance (with Benjamin Ginsberg and Kathryn Wagner Hill, Yale University Press). Her report, Predictive Policing: Preventing Crime with Data and Analytics, has been published by the IBM Center for the Business of Government. As an expert on government analytics and political behavior, she has been quoted and/or cited in the Washington PostWall Street Journal, Baltimore Sun, Roll CallGovernment Executive, and on Federal News Radio.

Bachner received her Ph.D. in government from Harvard University and undergraduate degrees in political science and social studies education from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Jennifer Bachner