Dean Jackson

Dean Jackson is the principal of Public Circle Research and Consulting and a specialist in democracy, media and technology. In 2023, he was named an inaugural Tech Policy Press reporting fellow. Previously, he was an investigative analyst with the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol and project manager of the Influence Operations Researchers’ Guild, a component of the Partnership for Countering Influence Operations at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. From 2013 to 2021, Jackson managed research, knowledge-sharing, and program coordination activities related to mis- and disinformation at the National Endowment for Democracy, an international grantmaking organization. He holds an M.A. in international relations from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in political science from Wright State University in Dayton, OH and resides in Cleveland.