Jessica Jones holds a PhD in Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Operations from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a BA in Management from Miami University. Her research explores opportunities and challenges in pursuing new venture opportunities without appropriate access and support. Specifically, her research has a special interest in connecting the entrepreneurial process to societal outcomes, such as social entrepreneurship and impact investing. Jones has taught courses in Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management at the University of Colorado and Miami University. Prior to receiving her PhD, she worked for a social enterprise in Latin America and served as an Assistant Director of an academic entrepreneurship center at Miami University.