Jessica Wolpaw Reyes is Professor of Economics at Amherst College. Her research focuses on public health and social impacts of environmental pollution, malpractice and physician behavior, factors influencing judicial decision-making, and other topics in applied microeconomics. Prof. Reyes is particularly interested in areas of health and inequality. She is currently studying the effects of environmental toxicants on social behavior, as well as embarking on new projects in law and economics. Prof. Reyes received her Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, focusing her studies in the areas of labor economics, public finance, and health economics.