Lisa Knepper

Lisa Knepper is a director of strategic research at the Institute for Justice and co-author of License to Work: A National Study of Burdens From Occupational Licensing. More

 

Knepper helps manage the Institute’s strategic research initiative, which creates policy and social science research on issues central to IJ’s mission: school choice, private property rights, economic liberty, and free speech. She previously served as the Institute’s director of communications, after joining the Institute in December 2001 from Hill and Knowlton, a global communications firm, where she specialized in public relations for technology companies. Knepper also worked as a media relations and promotions adviser for several entertainment and technology companies in Los Angeles and, before that, for the Institute for Humane Studies as a program coordinator.

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