Nina Jankowicz studies the intersection of democracy and technology in Central and Eastern Europe and the United States as the Disinformation Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. She is the author of How To Lose the Information War: Russia, Fake News, and the Future of Conflict (Bloomsbury/IBTauris), a New Statesman 2020 book of the year. Ms. Jankowicz has advised the Ukrainian government on strategic communications under the auspices of a Fulbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellowship. Her writing has been published by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and others. She has testified before Congress on multiple occasions and is a frequent television and radio commentator on disinformation and Russian and Eastern European affairs.
Prior to her Fulbright grant in Ukraine, Ms. Jankowicz managed democracy assistance programs to Russia and Belarus at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs. She is a fellowship advisor for Georgetown’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, sits on the advisory boards of the Centre for Information Resilience and Zinc Network’s Open Information Partnership, and regularly briefs and advises Members of Congress and representatives of allied governments. She received her MA in Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and her BA from Bryn Mawr College.