CIIS Annual Lecture
The CIIS Annual Lecture
Off-Campus Study: The Value of a Global Perspective
Jana Morgan, '07
April 7, 2021
Jana Morgan is the Director of the Declaration for American Democracy Coalition, where she leads a 180+ member strong coalition with the goal of passing the biggest and boldest democracy reform in a generation. She previously served as the Director of Advocacy and Campaigns at the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, where she led the organization's efforts to combat corporate capture and launched the Protect the Protest coalition. She was also a board member on the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, representing North America and Europe. Before that, she was the Director of Publish What You Pay – United States where she led the coalition’s efforts to bring transparency and accountability to the oil, gas, and mining sector, and now serves on the organization’s Steering Committee. Jana also worked at Global Witness, doing advocacy and in-country field research on Afghanistan’s extractive sector, conflict minerals exploitation in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and the development of governance systems for Uganda’s emerging oil sector.
Jana holds an MA in International Relations from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Conflict Resolution. She received her BA in Government from St. Lawrence University, participated in the Austria program and is a co-founder of Weave News.