Asha Rangappa

Assistant Dean and Senior Lecturer, Yale University’s Jackson School of Global Affairs

Asha Rangappa is assistant dean and a senior lecturer at Yale University’s Jackson School of Global Affairs and a former Associate Dean at Yale Law School. Prior to her current position, Asha served as a Special Agent in the New York Division of the FBI, specializing in counterintelligence investigations. Her work involved assessing threats to national security, conducting classified investigations on suspected foreign agents and performing undercover work. While in the FBI, Asha gained experience in electronic surveillance, interview and interrogation techniques, firearms and the use of deadly force. Asha has published op-eds in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post among others and is currently a legal and national security analyst for CNN. She is on the board of editors of Just Security and a member of the Council of Foreign Relations.