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Jamil Jaffer


Founder and Executive Director, National Security Institute, and Assistant Professor of Law & Director, National Security Law & Policy Program, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

Jamil N. Jaffer currently serves as the Founder of National Security Institute and Adjunct Professor of Law and Director of the National Security Law & Policy Program at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, in addition to his role as Vice President for Strategy & Business Development at IronNet Cybersecurity. Jamil is also a Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, is affiliated with Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation, and recently served as a clerk to Justice Neil M. Gorsuch of the United States Supreme Court. Jamil holds degrees from UCLA (B.A., cum laude), the University of Chicago Law School (J.D., with honors), and the United States Naval War College (M.A., with distinction).

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