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Jake Nelson


Jake Nelson is a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State, originally from Williamsburg, Virginia. He recently received his MA in European and Russian studies from Yale University, where he worked as a teaching fellow in the history department and wrote a thesis on François Hollande’s counterterrorism rhetoric. Prior to graduate school, he worked at the Department of State as a specialist on European human rights and multilateral diplomacy. He received a BA in music and French and Francophone studies from the College of William & Mary. Jake grew up in Williamsburg, Virginia.


Updated May 2014