Jenny Russell

Bush School of Texas A&M
Class of 2015

Jenny graduated from the Bush School in 2015 with a Master of International Affairs. She previously received her B.A. in Political Science from Texas A&M in 2012.

While working on her master’s, Jenny concentrated on Security and Diplomacy, with an eye toward eventually joining the Foreign Service. In Summer 2014, she was a member of the first group of interns in the newly-launched U.S. Foreign Service Internship Program, and worked in the Bureau of South and Central Asia’s Press and Public Diplomacy Office. She was also a 2014 Rosenthal Fellow and a Presidential Management Fellowship Finalist. Jenny has now begun her career with the Department of State, joining the Foreign Service as a specialist.

Outside of school, Jenny enjoys volunteer work, and has previously been a court-appointed special advocate (CASA) for abused and neglected children through Voices for Children.