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Jessica Brandt

Associate Fellow - Foreign Policy

Special Adviser to the President - Executive Office

Jessica Brandt is an associate fellow in the Foreign Policy program 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 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 an associate fellow in the Foreign Policy program 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 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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