Dr. Jackie Pope is a member of the New York Society for Ethical Culture. From 2010-2013, she served as President of NES. Dr. Pope is also a NES representative to the United Nations and participates on the Committee on Human Rights and Subcommittee to End Racism and Zenophobia.
Dr. Pope is Professor Emerita in Political Science at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Brooklyn College and Masters of Arts from Queens College, of the City University of New York system. She earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Planning from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Dr. Pope’s publications include articles, essays and two often-sited books; Biting The Hand That Feeds Them and Bounty Hunters, Marshals and Sheriffs. A staunch supporter of cities, urban social planning has framed her career of scholarship, teaching, advocacy; each informed by extensive global travels.