Jennifer Cheeseman Day
Assistant Division Chief
Employment Characteristics of the Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division
Jennifer Cheeseman Day is the Assistant Division Chief for Employment Characteristics of the Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division at the U.S. Census Bureau. She oversees the bureau's statistics on health insurance, disability, and labor force from several Census Bureau surveys. Dr. Day has authored numerous Census Bureau reports and papers. Currently, Dr. Day directs the production and analysis of the redesigned health insurance coverage questions on the Current Population Survey. Previously, she served as the chief of the Education and Social Stratification branch and as an analyst in the Population Projections branch. She earned her doctorate from American University in Sociology, attended Georgetown University's demography program, and Rollins College. She has received two Department of Commerce Bronze Medal Awards for her work on the Survey of Income and Program Participation and the American Community Survey EEO tabulation, as well as the Census Bureau Director's Award for Innovation.