Jessie Harney
Assistant Professor, Colorado State University

Jessie Harney is an assistant professor of public policy and administration at Colorado State University. Her research interests are in justice system reform, with much of her work focusing on how to improve the mental health of frontline workers in these systems; understanding how the well-being of frontline workers impacts service delivery to system-impacted populations; and understanding how to improve the well-being of system-impacted individuals and families through specific, direct services or policies. She holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley, a master’s degree in public policy from the UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy, a Master of Science in biostatistics from Washington University in St. Louis, and a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Truman State University.