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Jodi Vittori

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Fellow, Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Full Biography

Jodi Vittori is a fellow with Carnegie’s Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program.  She researches the linkages of corruption, conflict and conflict finance, illicit financial flows, and national security. Vittori is also a defense industry research and policy manager for Transparency International's Defense and Security program and she teaches on corruption and governance at Georgetown University. 

Vittori has previously been a Senior Policy Adviser for Global Witness, where she managed educational and advocacy activities on linkages between corruption and national security. Prior to joining Global Witness, Jodi served in the U.S. Air Force, advancing to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel; her overseas service included Afghanistan, Iraq, South Korea, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain, and she was assigned to NATO’s only counter-corruption task force. She was an Assistant Professor and military faculty at the US Air Force Academy and the National Defense University’s College of International Security Affairs.

Vittori has published on conflict finance and illicit financial flows and she is the author of the book Terrorist Financing and Resourcing and a co-author of the handbookCorruption Threats and International Missions: Practical Guidance for Leaders.