Jenna Sablan is an Assistant Research Professor at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. She currently contributes to work on free college and higher education. Her research focuses on college access, higher education policy, and K–12 to higher education transition.
She previously served as the inaugural 2016–17 American Educational Research Association (AERA)/American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Congressional Fellow on the Senate Budget Committee, where she worked on college affordability policy. She has also held postdoctoral and institutional research positions at University of Maryland and Loyola Marymount University.
Dr. Sablan received her PhD in Urban Education Policy and MA in Economics from University of Southern California, and her BA in Political Science, BA in Social Policy, and Certificate in Advanced Leadership Studies from American University, where she was a Ronald E. McNair Scholar.