Jordana Schmierer joins the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress as Special Assistant to former Congressman Mike Rogers. Representative Rogers, who retired from Congress as the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, is a member of the Center’s Board of Trustees and a Distinguished Fellow.
In addition to her core role supporting Congressman Rogers and the Mike Rogers Center for Intelligence and Global Affairs, Jordana researches bioterrorism, intelligence, and national security affairs.
Jordana is pursuing her Master’s degree in Global Security Studies, concentrating in intelligence, from Johns Hopkins University with a thesis in biowarfare and global epidemics. She earned undergraduate degrees in International Relations and Neuroscience with distinction from the University of Rochester after completing a thesis on the interaction of influenza and the mammalian immune system.