Jennifer Jacquet


Jennifer Jacquet is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies; Affiliated Faculty Stern School of Business; Affiliated Faculty Center for Data Science. Jennifer is interested in large-scale cooperation dilemmas like climate change, and the exploitation of wild animals, including fishing and the Internet wildlife trade. She is particularly interested in the role of social approval in encouraging cooperation, and is the author of Is Shame Necessary? New Uses for an Old Tool (2015). As a student, she was a Sea Shepherd volunteer, manatee intern with Florida Fish & Wildlife, and volunteer shark tank diver at the Vancouver Aquarium.


Ph.D. in Natural Resource Management and Environmental Studies, University of British Columbia (2009)
M.S. in Environmental Economics, Cornell University (2004)
B.A. in Economics/Environmental Studies, Western Washington University (2002)


Cooperation, Conservation Science, Climate Change, Overfishing, Reputation, Social Approval, Wildlife Trade



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  • 2016USAID Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge Grand Prize Winner
  • 2016Pew Marine Conservation Fellowship
  • 2015Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship
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