Deputy Foreign Editor

Jennifer Williams

Jennifer Williams is the Deputy Foreign Editor for, a general-interest news site of the 21st century whose mission is to explain the news.

Before joining Vox, Jennifer was a senior researcher at the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution and the deputy foreign policy editor for Lawfare, a national security law blog. She was a fellow at the Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, where she received her master's degree in international security.

Her work on jihadist groups, terrorism, Islam, and the Middle East has appeared in numerous publications, including Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, and The National Interest.

She will be speaking during Session 4 entitled "Audience Fatigue vs Editor Fatigue".