Jason Gluck is a senior program officer for Rule of Law, Justice and Security 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 advised government officials and civil society actors on issues of constitutional reform in Burma, Iraq, Liberia, Libya, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Yemen 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. From 2013 – 2015 Gluck was on temporary leave from USIP to serve as the Constitutional Focal Point for the United Nations Department of Political Affairs in New York.
Gluck received his juris doctor from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Northwestern University.
- "Iraq’s Unheralded Political Progress," Foreign Policy, March 2008.
- Rules of Procedures Manual for the Iraqi Council of Representatives, co-author, National Democratic Institute, 2007.