Jen Doak is the outreach and production coordinator for the Institute. She is in charge of web production, content proofing, and new media promotion. She also manages the IPS Twitter account, @ipsdc_dotorg, and the IPS and FPIF Facebook fan pages.

After receiving her undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut (go Huskies!) in 2006, she moved down to DC to complete an M.A. in Communication, Culture, and Technology at Georgetown University. Her studies were focused in the interaction between politics and new media, culminating in a thesis entitled “Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth, and Environmental Discourse in the Public Sphere.”


North Korea and Malign Neglect

The Obama administration needs to abandon its default position and seriously engaged North Korea.

A More Expensive Bill for North Korea

Pyongyang is on the verge of conducting another nuclear test. Washington should consider a bigger stick and a bigger carrot.

From Arms to Art

Let’s devote 1% of the stimulus package to the arts. And let’s go global with it.