Daniel J. Jones

Daniel J. Jones

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Daniel J. Jones (@DanielJJonesUS) spent more than a decade leading, managing, and participating in complex investigations for the U.S. Senate and the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, including leading deployments and fact-finding missions to more than a dozen countries. As a staff member of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Daniel led, managed, and served as the chief author of several prominent Senate investigations, including the “Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program” (aka, the “Senate Torture Report”).  The investigation, based on more than 6.3 million pages of classified documents, was described by The Los Angeles Times as the “most extensive review of U.S. intelligence-gathering tactics in generations…

Daniel has a Master in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Science from Elizabethtown College. He is a former Teach For America Corps Member, a former fellow at Harvard’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, and a member of the Board of Advocates for Human Rights First.

He is founder of the consulting firm, The Penn Quarter Group (thePQG.com); and President of Advance Democracy, Inc. (advdem.org), a non-profit, public-interest research group.