Jeff has served the Vitae Foundation in various roles since 2014. In his current role as Education and Research Director, Dr. Pauls helped lead Vitae’s seventh major Right Brain research project which focused on women’s health and the Planned Parenthood brand. This study continues to inform the development of Vitae media and messaging, with the results being disseminated widely across the country. Jeff spent most of his career in education and has taught and coached students from 5th grade through post-graduate. He earned his B.A. in History from Truman State University in 1998, M.A. in Educational Administration from Lindenwood University in 2005, and Ph.D. in Education in 2014 from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.