Dr. Jennifer Manlove is a sociologist with more than 20 years of post-doctoral experience researching adolescent and young adult sexual and reproductive health decision-making, pregnancy, and fertility. A key component of her research focuses on the role of intimate relationships and partners in sexual activity, contraceptive use, and unintended pregnancy. She also has a history of research related to effective adolescent pregnancy prevention approaches, including program development and synthesizing characteristics of effective adolescent pregnancy prevention programs, and research focused on improving reproductive health outcomes within Latino communities.