Jennifer Daskal is an Associate Professor at American University Washington College of Law. From 2016-2017, she was an Open Society Institute fellow, working on issues of privacy, security, and access to data across borders. Previously, she was counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for National Security at the Department of Justice. And before that, she worked at Human Rights Watch. Her work has appeared in Yale Law Journal, Harvard Journal of National Security of Law, Vanderbilt Law Review, and Pennsylvania Law Review, among other outlets. She is an Executive Editor of the Just Security blog. She is a graduate of Brown University, Cambridge University, where she was a Marshall scholar, and Harvard Law School.