Jennifer Griffin, Ph.D.
Research Program Director
Jennifer Griffin is an expert in a variety of military manpower and personnel topics, including active and reserve component recruiting, endstrength, manpower management, career paths, compensation, and retention. In addition to leading the Marine Corps and Defense Workforce program, she currently serves as CNA's Scientific Analyst to the Marine Corps' Deputy Commandant of Manpower & Reserve Affairs.
Before joining CNA, Griffin was a research assistant, teaching assistant, and instructor at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Griffin has a PhD in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a bachelor of science in applied mathematics and mathematical economics from the California State University, Long Beach.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Resources and Personnel
Marine Corps and Defense Workforce Program
Reserve Officer Commissioning Program (ROCP) Officer and Reserve Personnel Readiness
An Analysis of Female Representation and Marines' Performance in Aviation and Logistics Occupations
An Evaluation of the Marine Corps IDT Travel Reimbursement Program (U)
Prior-Service Reserve Affiliation and Continuation Behavior: Volume 2 -- Continuation (U)