Jenny joined the CNE (2004-2006) as a postdoc, having completed her PhD at the Institute of Child Health, UCL. Her thesis focused on the causal mechanisms in developmental dyslexia using both neuroscientific and behavioural measures. She continued with further research into developmental dyslexia whilst in Cambridge. After completing her ESRC research in the CNE she went on to Harvard Graduate School of Education (2006-2013) and is now a senior lecturer at the University of Sheffield.
Jenny is a trained Speech and Language Therapist.