Jennie Corbett

Cambridge Office


M.Sc. in migration, mobility and development, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London; B.A. in politics and Spanish, University College Dublin


Jennie Corbett is an analyst at RAND Europe working on range of topics related to health, migration and social policy. Her research interests include evaluation, refugee integration and response and improving health outcomes in vulnerable populations.

Corbett previously worked with non-governmental organisations as well as with the European Commission's international development office. She holds an M.Sc. in migration, mobility and development from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, as well as a B.A. (Hons.) in politics and Spanish from University College Dublin, Ireland.

Recent Projects

  • Evaluation of Emergency Education Response for Syrian Refugee Children and Host Communities in Jordan
  • Advancing community hospitals and services in the NHS: learning from international experiences
  • External evaluation of the European Programme for Integration and Migration (2012-2015)
  • Funding options for the NHS and social care in the UK
  • Outcome evaluation of offender Liaison and Diversion trial schemes in England

Selected Publications

J Krapels, E Disley, J Corbett, E Scraggs, B Baruch., Evaluation of EPIM III: 2012-2015, RAND Corporation (RR-1489-EPIM), 2016

S Culbertson, T Ling, M Henham, J Corbett, R Karam, P Pankowska, C Saunders, J Bellasio, B Baruch, Evaluation of Emergency Education Response for Syrian Refugee Children and Host Communities in Jordan, UNICEF Jordan (RR-1203-UN), 2015

J Hofman, J Exley, T Bienkowska-Gibbs, S Castle-Clarke, Morgan M Jones, V Van Dyck, S Gonzalo, J Corbett, F Lejeune, E Nolte, Evaluation of the implementation of the Commission Communication: Combating HIV/AIDS in the European Union and the neighbouring countries, 2009-2013, European Commission, 2014

Nolte, E. & Corbett, J., International variation in drug usage: An exploratory analysis of the 'causes' of variation, RAND Corporation (RR-899), 2014

Molly Morgan Jones, Jim Pickett, Jessica Terlikowski, Gavin Cochrane, Jennie Corbett, Joanna Chataway, Mapping Pathways. Community-driven strategies for the use of antiretrovirals as prevention: United States Workshop Report, RAND Corporation (RR-596-RE), 2014


  • Syrian refugee Omayma al Hushan (2nd R), 14, who launched an initiative against child marriage among Syrian refugees, and her friends rehearse a play about it at a school in Al Zaatari refugee camp, Mafraq, Jordan, April 21, 2016

    How Innovation Can Assist the Refugee 'Pathway'

    New ways to collaborate and coordinate humanitarian actions are needed so that refugees, host communities, and other stakeholders are empowered to create and spread innovative solutions. These efforts should consider the entire refugee pathway, not only emergency and arrival assistance.

    Jun 27, 2017 The RAND Blog

  • Syrian refugee students raise their hands as they attend class in a UNICEF school at the Al Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan, March 11, 2015

    Help Syria Avoid a 'Lost Generation'

    Young Syrian refugees are brimming with potential, but lack the educational and livelihood pathways through which to channel their energy and aspirations. As the international community looks for ways to end the violence in the region, it must not overlook the plight or the potential of these children.

    Jul 17, 2015 U.S. News & World Report