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About Jessica Brandt

Jessica Brandt was head of policy and research for the Alliance for Securing Democracy and a senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Her research interests and recent publications focus on foreign interference, disinformation, and techno-authoritarianism and their impact on transatlantic democracies. Her work has been widely published and quoted in the Washington Post, Associated Press, BBC, NPR, Bloomberg, Vox, Slate, and Wired, among others.

Jessica was previously a fellow in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution, special adviser to the president of the Brookings Institution, and an International and Global Affairs fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University. She received her BA from Johns Hopkins University and MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Jessica is a member of the Advisory Council of the American Ditchley Foundation and a David Rockefeller Fellow of the Trilateral Commission. She was a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Next Generation Fellow at the Center for a New American Security.

Defending Democracies Against Autocratic Advances

Head of Policy and Research Jessica Brandt led a conversation on democratic competition with autocracies at GMF's Brussels Forum. She was joined by U.S. Senator Ben Cardin; National Institute for Civil Discourse Executive Director Carolyn J. Lukensm [...]

2021-06-17T12:27:45-04:00June 15, 2021|By |

Leaks, Lies, and Altered Tape: Russia’s Maturing Information Manipulation Playbook

Russia’s disinformation tactics, techniques, and procedures are evolving. Stakeholders of all types—journalists, regulators, and researchers—must see the full picture of Russian activity as it is changing to anticipate what might be to come. Intro [...]

2020-10-17T00:47:54-04:00October 14, 2020|By and |
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