Jen Knisley

Sr. Grants & Contracts Specialist


Jen Knisley


136 Cunz Hall
1841 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210


Jennifer received her MSW in 2013 from the OSU College of Social Work where she was a LEND fellow at the Nisonger Center. She then received her J.D. in 2017 with Pro Bono legal honors from Capital University Law School. Combining her passion for advocacy and legal literacy with her experience navigating complex healthcare and legal systems, she began work in the realm of research grants and contracts in 2018 where she worked collaboratively to support environmental programs funded by federal prime contracts and grants at a Columbus-based nonprofit research and development institute. Jennifer brings interdisciplinary experience in supporting underserved populations through health promotion, public policy, legal literacy, proposal development, and federally compliant grants & contracts management to the College of Public Health.