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 a Jeane Kirkpatrick Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Her research focuses on the intersection of conflict and international development.


  • 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