Jessica Jones is the Deputy Executive Director of the National Security Institute. In this role, she manages successful program execution for global security, cybersecurity, homeland security, and intelligence working groups, as well as overall organizational strategic planning. Prior to joining the National Security Institute, she held positions at the Congressional Research Service and Women in International Security, consulted for the Antiquities Coalition, and practiced law at Smith Freed & Eberhard. She was a special assistant in the United States Attorney’s office and clerked for the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Jessica is an honors graduate of Vanderbilt University; and Emory University School of Law. She received her master’s in international economics and strategic studies from The John Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, where she was selected for a Priscilla Mason Fellowship.