Jennifer Haight, M.A.
Jennifer Haight, M.A. is a senior researcher at Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago. She has worked extensively with staff from public and private child welfare agencies to help them use their data more effectively to understand the functioning of their child welfare systems and strategize for program improvements. A particular focus of hers has been incorporating information about abuse and neglect incidents into analyses of child welfare outcomes. She has worked most recently on launching a performance-based contracting initiative for the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services.