Jacob Glass

Jacob Glass

Biography

Jacob Glass is completing a Master in Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. In his first year, Jacob led a Harvard Law and International Development Society team to build environmental litigation capacity among Chinese NGOs. Prior to attending Harvard, Jacob served as a policy analyst in the Office of the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Transportation. In partnership with the White House, Jacob led USDOT’s efforts to act on the President’s pollinator health initiative. Before USDOT, Jacob was Chief Editor at the Podesta Group and a Truman-Albright Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. At the Wilson Center, Jacob built on his travels in Bangladesh to research the nexus of climate change and international security, and participated in the National Security Council’s Strategic Futures Group.

Jacob also served as communications director to elect Montana’s youngest state representative, and has produced several film documentaries on the politics of wilderness in Montana. In 2013, Jacob graduated from Muhlenberg College with degrees in environmental science and international affairs. Jacob is a Harry S. Truman Scholar, a Morris K. Udall Scholar, a National Wildlife Leadership Fellow, a Brower Youth Award winner, and a junior fellow at the American Security Project.

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