Jane Barker

Senior Research Scientist, Amazon:

Jane is a Senior Research Scientist at Amazon, where she leads research investigating the impact of operations on local communities. She previously led research and data science efforts at Seattle Public Schools and McREL International, including the development of risk models to identify students for targeted college and career readiness supports. She holds a PhD in cognitive neuroscience from the University of Colorado Boulder, an MPA in policy analysis from Indiana University, and a BA in Policy Analysis and English from Rice University. She and her husband, Wolfgang, are passionate about skiing, hiking and enjoying the PNW.

Inducted – Term End: November 2022 – Sept 2026