Jessica Lopez joined the Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University in September 2023 and serves as its Director of Programs. She has worked at Stanford University in administrative and student services roles since 2016 in various departments.
Lopez has a passion for advancing gender equality which led her to the Clayman Institute, where she's excited to be contributing to its continuing success. Lopez received her B.A. in History from San José State University, her M.S. in Global Studies from Northeastern University, and her M.A. in Political Psychology from Arizona State University. She has worked on political gender research in her studies and holds a special interest for research focusing on politics and women of color.