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Jane Silloway Smith, PhD 

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Jane Silloway Smith, PhD is an experienced public policy researcher, with interest in the application of social justice to public policy.

From 2009 to 2016, Jane was a researcher and Research Manager at Maxim Institute, where her primary areas of research were foreign aid, social policy, and end-of-life care and choices. 

Jane holds a PhD in history from Northwestern University. Prior to her work at Maxim, Jane taught in the history departments at Northwestern University and the University of Auckland. Alongside her work at Every Life, she teaches history and social justice on the Venn Foundation Internship.