Jessica "Zhanna" Malekos Smith ’13
Reuben Everett Cyber Scholar, Duke University Law School

Jessica "Zhanna" Malekos Smith
Jessica "Zhanna" Malekos Smith, J.D., the Reuben Everett Cyber Scholar at Duke University Law School, served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps.

Before that, she was a post-doctoral fellow at the Belfer Center’s Cyber Security Project at the Harvard Kennedy School. She holds a J.D. from the University of California, Davis; a B.A. from Wellesley College, where she was a Fellow of the Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs; and is finishing her M.A. with the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. Malekos Smith has presented her research at DEF CON, RSA, and NextGen@ICANN, and has been published in the Harvard Kennedy School Review, Defense One, and The Cipher Brief, among others.