Articles by Jessica Li

Jessica Li

Jessica Li is pursuing her masters in international development policy at McCourt. Prior to graduate school, she worked for close to four years in DC as an editor at a consulting company contracting primarily with the US Agency for International Development on agricultural development projects. She has also worked overseas in Shanghai managing the book publishing division of a media company. Her policy area interests include social inequality and access.


Happy Thanksgiving from GPPR

As Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, some are left to wonder how the turkey—a large not particularly flavorful bird occupies so much attention as the symbol and centerpiece of Thanksgiving. Further, where are all these turkeys coming from if they only gain relevance seemingly one month per year? Quite counterintuitively, the turkey is not merely a cultural…