Joshua Jacobs graduated from Oxford University in 2013. He worked in the U.K. Parliament as a speechwriter and researcher, focused on European politics. He then worked in journalism in Israel and in London, and plans to return to journalism after finishing at the Jackson Institute. He has written for the Financial Times, Haaretz, Huffington Post, Los Angeles Review of Books, Reuters and The Times of Israel. At Yale, he focused mainly on American politics and foreign policy.