MALS, Wesleyan University
Jennifer graduated from Roland Park Country School in Baltimore, and in 2007, she was voted into the school's Athletics Hall of Fame. After Roland Park, she earned her undergraduate degree from Bowdoin, where she majored in math and minored in economics. Additionally, she played varsity field hockey and squash and captained each of those teams for two years. She even played a year of varsity lacrosse. During the summer prior to her senior year in college, Jennifer served as an intern in the Taft Summer School, and after graduating from Bowdoin, she returned to Taft in 1994 as a teaching fellow in math. She then, over the course of the next nine years at Taft, taught math, served as a section leader in two courses, mentored a teaching fellow, earned her MALS at Wesleyan, coached field hockey, squash, and lacrosse, served as assistant athletic director, and worked in the dormitory. After a seven-year leave to raise her children, Jennifer returned to Taft as a full-time math teacher in 2010. For several years, Jennifer served as the chair of the math department. Now dean of academic affairs since 2018, Jennifer continues to teach math and serve on a number of committees at Taft. She lives on campus with her husband, Jack, a history teacher, and three boys, Peter '19, Nicholas '21, and Alexander '24.