Alyssa Jackson is a Global Policy specialist with the Planning, Learning and Strategy team at the U.S. Institute of Peace where she provides event support and policy research concerning the Institute’s strategic policy objectives.
Prior to her current position, Alyssa worked with Fort Leavenworth’s Foreign Military Studies Office writing for the Operational Environment Watch. She examined foreign news sources and wrote analyses of international events and security within the Balkan region. She also previously worked as an event planner for The George Washington University on events pertaining to world hunger and provided research and event support for the State Department’s Global Partnerships Initiative.
Alyssa earned an M.A. in Security Studies from Kansas State University and a B.A. in International Relations from Wheaton College.