Jennifer A. Delaney

Research Affiliate - Policy

Associate Professor, Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jennifer A. Delaney is an Associate Professor of Higher Education in the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she is also the Director of the Forum on the Future of Public Education and Director of the Higher Education Program. In addition, Dr. Delaney is a member of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Dr. Delaney’s research focuses on higher education policy, with an emphasis on finance. Previously, she worked for the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, and served as a consultant for the Commission on the Future of Higher Education. She was also an assistant professor of higher education at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She earned a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Stanford University, an Ed.M. in Higher Education from Harvard University, and a B.A. in English from the University of Michigan.