Jeremy Weinstein is the faculty director of Stanford Impact Labs. He created Stanford Impact Labs to catalyse new partnerships between leading researchers and expert practitioners with the goal of generating innovative policies, programs, and interventions to meaningfully address important social problems. He is Professor of Political Science and Senior Fellow at both the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research at Stanford University. He also is faculty co-director of the Immigration Policy Lab and the Data for Development Initiative.
Jeremy has worked at the highest levels of the United States government on major foreign policy and national security challenges. Most recently, between 2013 and 2015, he served as the deputy to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and before that as the chief of staff at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. As deputy, he was a standing member of the National Security Council Deputies’ Committee, the sub-cabinet policy committee with primary responsibility for advising the National Security Council, the Cabinet, and the President on the full range of foreign policy issues, including global counterterrorism, nonproliferation, U.S. policy in the Middle East, the strategic rebalance to Asia, cyber threats, and other issues.