Jennifer Bernard is a doctoral student of economics at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. She received her bachelor’s in economics from California State University, Fresno. Bernard’s research interests include public policy analysis, applied microeconomics, and applied econometrics.
Bernard has previously served in the US Army, interned for the California State Assembly, and worked in institutional research at CSU-Fresno. She has received numerous academic awards and honors including the Charles McCall Award for Best Undergraduate Paper, Wells Fargo award for Excellence in Economics, and more. She is currently the Othmer Fellow at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.
Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program, 2014 cohort
Maddy Institute Legislative Scholar Intern Program, Spring 2013
Undergraduate Research Grant (CSU-Fresno), 2013
Harlan Hagen Academic Scholarship, 2013
Winner, Charles McCall Award for Best Undergraduate Paper (CSU Social Science Research Conference): “An Examination of California’s Realignment Policy and Property Crime Rates”
Wells Fargo Award for Excellence in Economics (CSU-Fresno), 2014
Resolution commending service, Assembly Member Jim Patterson, District 23, California State Assembly, 2013
Omicron Delta Epsilon, International Honor Society in Economics