Jacob Gladysz is originally from the Bronx, New York. Jacob graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 2017, earning a B.S. in International Politics and a minor in Russian. While at Georgetown, Jacob studied abroad in Russia at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations andalso interned at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. At Georgetown, Jacob was involved with the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, and the Georgetown University Orchestra. After graduating, Jacob lived in Beijing for two years, where he completed a Master’s degree in China Studies at the Yenching Academy of Peking University. While in China, he also worked at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center and hitchhiked over 15,000 miles across Asia.
At Georgetown Law, Jacob is a Georgetown Opportunity Scholar, a Managing Editor for the Journal of National Security Law and Policy, a member of the Student Bar Association’s Faculty Hiring Committee, and Chair of Communications on the Federalist Society’s Executive Board. He has interned for Sen. Ben Sasse on the Senate Judiciary Committee and for the Honorable Timothy J. Kelly on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Jacob is passionate about public service and hopes to build his career at the intersection of national security and criminal law. Outside of school, Jacob enjoys traveling, cooking, reading history, and learning new languages. In addition to English, Jacob speaks fluent Polish, proficient Russian, passable Spanish and Mandarin, and lackluster French.