Position title: Narrative and Resource Development Coordinator
UW Population Health Institute
610 Walnut Street, 550 WARF
Madison, WI 53726
Jessi Corcoran is the Narrative and Resource Development Coordinator at the Population Health Institute, a collaborative position with the Department of Health Services. She has a B.A. in English and Gender Studies from Indiana University and a Master of Public Health from Boston University. Her studies focused primarily on sexual violence prevention and response, sexual health promotion, and the intersections of health and oppression. Jessi brings hands-on experience developing health communications and data visualization resources at Boston University and UW-Platteville. More recently, at the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault, she gained hands-on experience centering women of color in sexual violence work, leading aspiring allyship trainings and initiatives, and guiding the anti-violence movement in Wisconsin to center racial oppression in response and prevention work. Other areas of experience include: needs assessments, multi-disciplinary teams, organizational development, and social media/public communications. Jessi’s professional ambition is to integrate a social justice lens into public health work.