Dr. Jennifer Bachner is the Director of the Master of Science in Government Analytics and Certificate in Government Analytics at Johns Hopkins University. She teaches courses in statistical analysis, survey research, public opinion, elections and American political behavior. Her research examines coalition building in Congress, government responsiveness and the growth of online education. Her recent report, Predictive Policing: Preventing Crime with Data and Analytics, has been published by the IBM Center for the Business of Government. She received her PhD in government from Harvard University and undergraduate degrees in political science and social studies education from the University of Maryland, College Park.