Jennifer Robson

Associate Professor, MPM

Degrees:Ph.D. (Carleton University)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 8384
Office:2433R RB
Website:MPM Staff Page

Prior to joining Carleton, Jennifer Robson was director of policy for the non-profit SEDI (now Prosper Canada) and before joining the federal public service. She holds a PhD in Public Policy and degrees in Political Science and Psychology. She worked in several political (exempt staff) roles between 1994 and 2000. Her research interests include social and tax policy, poverty in Canada and public administration. Jennifer also teaches courses in Carleton’s School of Public Policy and Administration and Kroeger College’s Public Affairs and Policy Management undergraduate program. She is a member of Carleton’s Centre for Studies on Poverty and Social Citizenship and collaborates with community-based organizations through the Asset-Building Learning Exchange. Jennifer served as a member of an Advisory Panel on Tax Expenditures to the Minister of Finance (2016) and is a member of the National Research Committee on Financial Literacy for the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada.