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Jennifer M. Harris is senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Prior to joining CFR, Harris was a member of the policy planning staff at the U.S. Department of State, where she was responsible for global markets, geoeconomic issues, and energy security. In that role, Harris was a lead architect of then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s economic statecraft agenda. Before joining the State Department, Harris served on the U.S. National Intelligence Council staff, covering a range of economic and financial issues.

Her work has appeared in New York TimesWashington PostBloombergForeign AffairsNewsweek, and CNN among other outlets. A Truman and Rhodes scholar, she holds a BA from Wake Forest University, an MPhil from Oxford University, and a JD from Yale Law School. Harris is coauthor, with Robert D. Blackwill, of War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft

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