Dr. Jeffrey Napierala has more than 15 years of research experience in applied and academic settings. The primary focus of his research has been on measuring and understanding different forms of inequality. His work has been published in journals such as Demography and Child Indicators Research, and through non-profit organizations such as the Foundation for Child Development. Most recently, he worked as a statistical analyst in Ontario’s K–12 sector. In that role, much of his work focused on equity issues, particularly on providing empirical evidence to allocate resources to vulnerable students.