Kelsey  Jack

Kelsey Jack

Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara

Kelsey Jack does research at the intersection of environmental and development economics, with a focus on how individuals, households, and communities are impacted by the environment. Prior to joining the faculty at UCSB as an Associate Professor, Jack was an Assistant Professor at Tufts University and a postdoc at MIT. She is the director of the Poverty Alleviation group at the Environmental Markets Lab (emLab) at UCSB and co-chair of the Energy, Environment and Climate Change sector at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at MIT . She holds a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and a PhD from Harvard University.