Jennifer Hain Teper is a part-time doctoral student in the Education Policy, Organization, & Leadership Department with a focus on the History of Education. Her research interests lie in the development of formal education pathways for art and cultural heritage conservators and understanding the historic and current barriers towards increasing racial and ethnic diversity within the profession. Jennifer is trained as a book and paper conservator and serves as Velde Professor and Head of the Preservation Services Unit at the University Library at UIUC. She is also adjunct teaching faculty for the ISchool.
Advisor: Dr. Christopher Span
Anticipated Graduation: 2025
Ph.D. (in progress) Education Policy, Organization & Leadership, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Concentration: History of Education
M.S.L.I.S. and Certificate of Advanced Study, Conservation and Preservation of Library and Archive Materials, The University of Texas at Austin.
M.S. Biology and English, University of Richmond.