Jason Gluck

Senior Program Officer, Rule of Law Center

Jason Gluck is a senior program officer in USIP's Rule of Law Center and director of USIP's Constitution-Making Program. Gluck's focus is on the design and implementation of constitution-making processes in post-conflict and transitional states. He has and continues to advise government officials and civil society actors on issues of constitutional reform in Iraq, Sudan, South Sudan, Libya, Burma, and elsewhere. Substantively, Gluck's areas of expertise include constitutional design, federalism, and minority rights.

Gluck joined USIP as a rule of law adviser in January 2008. Previously, he was a legal officer and constitutional adviser with the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq, where he advised the Council of Representatives during the 2007 constitutional review. He was also a senior program officer with the National Democratic Institute in Iraq, where he worked with the Iraqi Parliament to develop parliamentary institutional and legislative capacity.

Gluck received his juris doctor from the University of Michigan and a  bachlor's degree in political science from Northwestern University.


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Jason Gluck
April 29, 2014
This report explores the role of new technologies in increasing participation of constitution making. Gluck and Ballou look at how using technology during the constitution-making process can strengthen the trust between citizen and government, build national unity, and promote reconciliation. New technologies—such as the web, including email, Facebook, and Twitter, and mobile phones—are opportunities to engage and educate citizens and build public awareness. Citing examples in Iceland, Ghana, and Somalia (among others), the authors illustrate the scope of these new technologies, the risks, and what may come from them in the future.
Jason Gluck
September 2, 2011
This Peace Brief examines the timeline for constitutional reform in Libya’s August 2011 Constitutional Declaration with an eye towards ensuring Libyans have sufficient time to negotiate and draft a new constitution that will support Libya’s transformation towards constitutional democracy.
Jason Gluck
May 3, 2011
Countries emerging from authoritarianism frequently face constitutional challenges, among them sequencing constitutional reform with a transition to democracy, designing a constitutional review process that is seen as legitimate, and addressing substantive constitutional concerns.
Colette Rausch, Jason Gluck, Vivienne O'Connor
April 21, 2011
This brief was written by the director of USIP’s Rule of Law Center of Innovation and three of the center’s senior advisers: Colette Rausch, Jason Gluck, Vivienne O’Connor and Scott Worden. The authors’ analysis is informed by their knowledge of the Middle East and North Africa and their firsthand experiences in promoting the rule of law in transitional states such as Afghanistan, Cambodia, Haiti, Iraq, Kosovo and Nepal.

Articles & Analysis by this Expert

December 26, 2012
Jason Gluck

Long marginalized by the country’s political leaders, Iraq’s small religious and ethnic minorities have made historic gains during 2012 with some critical assistance from the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP).

July 5, 2012
Andrew Blum, Elizabeth Murray, Jacqueline H. Wilson, Jason Gluck, Jon Temin, Linda Bishai
July 6, 2012
Andrew Blum, David R. Smock, Elizabeth Murray, Jacqueline H. Wilson, Jason Gluck, Jon Temin, Linda Bishai
March 1, 2012
Colette Rausch, Jason Gluck