Jessica previously served as the Title IX Coordinator at DePaul University, responsible for providing oversight for all student, staff and faculty sexual misconduct/gender-discrimination complaints while supervising a full-time Title IX Investigator. She oversaw the campus-wide annual training related to Title IX. In her previous role as Assistant Dean of Students and Title IX Deputy Coordinator at Loyola University Chicago, Jessica was responsible for ensuring the timely, impartial, and effective resolution of all complaints of gender-based (Title IX) and bias-motivated discrimination and misconduct involving students. Prior to this Jessica was a Title IX Investigator and Title IX Hearing Board Chair.
Jessica holds a BA from John Carroll University and a MA in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the University of Cincinnati where her research focused on sexual assault in higher education. Jessica has developed expertise in gender-based misconduct prevention and response, Title IX, Clery/VAWA, policy writing, student conduct, and alternative dispute resolution including restorative justice. Jessica served as the Chair of the Conflict Resolution Committee (2015) for the Association of Student Conduct Administrators (ASCA) and on the advisory board for the Chicagoland Title IX Consortium.