Jessica Trisko Darden

Assistant Professor of International Affairs, American University School of International Service

Jessica Trisko Darden is an Assistant Professor with the School of International Service at American University and Associate Director of Bridging the Gap, a Carnegie-funded initiative connecting academics and policymakers ( Her research focuses on the intersection of international and domestic security issues.


  • 2017–present
    Associate Director, Bridging the Gap
  • 2014–present
    Assistant Professor, American University, School of International Service
  • 2010–2012
    Visiting Scholar, Yale University


  • 2013 
    McGill University, PhD Political Science