Jessica Sebeok has served at AAU since August 2014. As the Deputy Vice President for Federal Relations and Counsel for Policy, she has primary responsibilities for issues related to intellectual property and information technology and technology transfer. She shares responsibilities for a wide range of other regulatory, compliance and legal issues that affect research universities. She is the lead staff for the AAU Council on Federal Relations and the AAU General Counsels Committee.
She previously served as Counsel for Policy and International Affairs in the U.S. Copyright Office, Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, and Assistant General Counsel of Yale University.
Jessica received her JD from Yale Law School and her master’s degree from the University of Oxford, where she was a Marshall Scholar. She earned her BA in History from the University of Chicago.