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Jennifer Harris, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Brookings Institution

Jennifer M. Harris

Nonresident Senior Fellow - Foreign Policy

Jennifer M. Harris is a nonresident senior fellow in Foreign Policy at Brookings, a senior fellow in special project at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. She is also on the leadership team of Redstone Strategy Group, providing counsel on public policy and philanthropy, and a lecturer at Apple University.

Previously, Harris was a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), writing and speaking on international economic issues, U.S. foreign policy, and climate and energy policy. Prior to CFR, Harris served as a member of the secretary’s policy planning staff at the U.S. Department of State. In that role, Harris was a lead architect of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s economic statecraft agenda, which launched in 2011.

Harris began her career serving on the U.S. National Intelligence Council staff, covering a range of economic and financial issues. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, Washington Post, Politico, Bloomberg, and CNN, among other outlets. A Truman and Rhodes scholar, she holds degrees in economics and international relations from Wake Forest University (B.A.) and the University of Oxford (M.Phil.), and a juris doctor from Yale Law School.

Harris is the author of “War by Other Means: Geoeconomics & Statecraft (Harvard/Belknap 2016), co-authored with Robert Blackwill. She is currently working on her second book, which examines how U.S. international economic policy should be reshaped to solve for inequality and middle class stagnation.

Jennifer M. Harris is a nonresident senior fellow in Foreign Policy at Brookings, a senior fellow in special project at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. She is also on the leadership team of Redstone Strategy Group, providing counsel on public policy and philanthropy, and a lecturer at Apple University.

Previously, Harris was a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), writing and speaking on international economic issues, U.S. foreign policy, and climate and energy policy. Prior to CFR, Harris served as a member of the secretary’s policy planning staff at the U.S. Department of State. In that role, Harris was a lead architect of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s economic statecraft agenda, which launched in 2011.

Harris began her career serving on the U.S. National Intelligence Council staff, covering a range of economic and financial issues. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, Washington Post, Politico, Bloomberg, and CNN, among other outlets. A Truman and Rhodes scholar, she holds degrees in economics and international relations from Wake Forest University (B.A.) and the University of Oxford (M.Phil.), and a juris doctor from Yale Law School.

Harris is the author of “War by Other Means: Geoeconomics & Statecraft (Harvard/Belknap 2016), co-authored with Robert Blackwill. She is currently working on her second book, which examines how U.S. international economic policy should be reshaped to solve for inequality and middle class stagnation.

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