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    04 - Dr. Jennifer Heissel - Family Elements and the DoD

    04 - Dr. Jennifer Heissel - Family Elements and the DoD

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    Naval Postgraduate School

    Episode 04 - Dr. Heissel - Family Elements and the DoD
    NPS student Joe Novak sits down and has a drink with Dr. Jennifer Heissel. They discuss her recent research examining how parental support policies like childcare and parental leave affect new parents’ work performance and health.
    This episode was recorded on June 30, 2020.

    Segment 1 of 2 – NPS and Publishing Research - [1:18]
    Segment 2 of 2 – Family Elements and the DoD - [24:50]

    Dr. Jennifer Heissel received her Ph.D. in Human Development and Social Policy from Northwestern University, as well as a Master’s in Public Policy from Duke University (though her real love goes to her undergrad Fighting Irish). Her research is interdisciplinary, with a strong focus on the economics of education and economics of the family. Her recent work examines how parental support policies like childcare and parental leave affect new parents' work performance and health. Her work has received support from the Naval Research Program and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She teaches in the Manpower Systems Analysis program in the Graduate School of Defense Management at NPS.

    LinkedIn: @jenniheissel

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    The views expressed in this interview are those of the individuals and do not reflect the official policy or position of the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense, the US Navy, or the Naval Postgraduate School.


    Date Taken: 06.30.2020
    Date Posted: 03.11.2021 16:33
    Category: Interviews
    Audio ID: 63994
    Filename: 2007/DOD_107911804.mp3
    Length: 00:40:51
    Artist The Trident Room Podcast
    Album The Trident Room Podcast
    Year 2020
    Genre Podcast

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