Jill L Jermano

Professorial Lecturer
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Areas of Expertise

Economic statecraft

Dr. Jill Jermano is member of the federal Senior Executive Service at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where she has overseen research and analytic support to economic sanctions programs since 2006. She has worked in the national security field for thirty years, specializing in counterproliferation and economic tools of statecraft. She served as the Treasury Department Chair during the 2016-17 academic year at National Defense University’s National War College and has been a member of the adjunct faculty at National Intelligence University since 2016. She has served as a professorial lecturer in the Department of Political Science and the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University (GWU) since 2004, teaching courses on international security politics, illicit finance, theories of international politics, and U.S. foreign policy. Dr. Jermano holds a Doctorate and a Master of Philosophy in political science from GWU, a Master of Public Management in national security policy from the University of Maryland’s School of Public Affairs, and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Illinois.



Ph.D, GWU; Master of Philosophy, GWU; Master of Public Management, University of Maryland; B.A., University of Illinois


Dr. Jermano has authored numerous U.S. Government publications and has published articles in Strategic Review and Parameters.

Classes Taught

IAFF 6186, PSC 6349, PSC 240 / 6400, PSC 146