Jackie re-joined CBSSM in spring of 2017. She currently works with Drs. Lesly Dossett and Tom Valley on projects related to the distress of family members with loved ones in the ICU, ICU admissions decision making, and feedback and disclosure of errors that have occurred in other hospital systems. She has a BS in Environmental Policy and Developing Country Studies (University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources and Environment) and a MA in Sociology, specializing in environmental justice, feminist sociology, and science and technology studies (Michigan State University). Her master's research addressed political agroecology on Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. She has also worked as a union organizer and spent five years living in Theravada Buddhist monasteries in the U.S., England, and Australia. Jackie enjoys meditation, hiking, volunteer work, and community organizing.