Jeffrey Fields

Jeffrey Fields

Jeffrey Fields is an associate professor of the practice of international relations and director of the Dornsife Washington D.C. Program at the University of Southern California. His research and teaching focus on U.S. foreign policy, diplomacy, terrorism and counterterrorism, international security, and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.


DOJ probes Biden document handling. What is classified information, anyway?

By: - January 13, 2023

This story is an updated version of an article that was originally published on May 16, 2017. Before coming to academia, I worked for many years as an analyst at both the State Department and the Department of Defense. I held a top secret clearance, frequently worked with classified information and participated in classified meetings. […]