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Jessica Brandt

Fellow - Institutional Initiatives

Special Adviser to the President - Executive Office

Jessica Brandt is a fellow in Institutional Initiatives and special adviser to the president in the Executive Office at Brookings. Her research interests include international security, multilateral institutions, and the geopolitical consequences of state fragility. Her recent work focuses on the refugee crisis in Europe.

Jessica previously served as an associate fellow in Foreign Policy at Brookings, an International and Global Affairs fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University, as a consultant in the Office of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and as the director of Foreign Relations for the Geneva Accord in Tel Aviv. She earned a BA in international relations with a concentration in conflict and security studies from Johns Hopkins University and an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School. She is a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Jessica Brandt is a fellow in Institutional Initiatives and special adviser to the president in the Executive Office at Brookings. Her research interests include international security, multilateral institutions, and the geopolitical consequences of state fragility. Her recent work focuses on the refugee crisis in Europe.

Jessica previously served as an associate fellow in Foreign Policy at Brookings, an International and Global Affairs fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University, as a consultant in the Office of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and as the director of Foreign Relations for the Geneva Accord in Tel Aviv. She earned a BA in international relations with a concentration in conflict and security studies from Johns Hopkins University and an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School. She is a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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