US Research & Policy Manager, Transparency International Defense & Security
Jodi Vittori is an expert on the linkages of corruption, state fragility, illicit finance, and US national security. She is a non-resident fellow with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the US Research and Policy Manager for Transparency International’s Defense and Security Program, and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University.
She is also a founder and co-moderator of the Anti-Corruption Advocacy Network (ACAN), which facilitates information exchange on corruption-related issues amongst over 450 participating individuals and organizations.
Before joining Transparency International, Jodi was a senior policy adviser for Global Witness, where she managed educational and advocacy activities on linkages between corruption and national security. Prior to that, Jodi served in the U.S. Air Force, advancing to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel; her overseas service included Afghanistan, Iraq, South Korea, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain, and she was assigned to NATO’s only counter-corruption task force.
She was an Assistant Professor and military faculty at the US Air Force Academy and the National Defense University. Jodi has published on conflict finance and illicit financial flows and she is the author of Terrorist Financing and Resourcing and A Mutual Extortion Racket: The Military industrial Complex and US Foreign Policy and co-author of the handbook Corruption Threats and International Missions: Practical Guidance for Leaders. She is a graduate of the US Air Force Academy and received her PhD in International Studies from the University of Denver.
Postdoctoral researcher, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich
Co-Founder & Chief Research Officer at Noria Research / PhD Sorbonne University
Analyst, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford
Senior Associate, International Security Division of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP)
Co-founder & Research Director, Igarapé Institute/ Research Director, SecDev Foundation
Head of Multilateral Affairs, NY, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
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Researcher and Lecturer in Law, Bristol Law School, University of the West of England
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