Jarett Monterio is a MAS candidate at the Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs. He is studying U.S./Russia/China relations in the context of national power competition, the practice of Intelligence, and their implications for U.S. national security. Jarett is a Special Agent in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) where he specializes in national security matters. Prior to the FBI, Jarett was a Special Agent in the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). While in the DEA, he was a member of the New York Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Strike Force where he investigated drug trafficking organizations on a national and international level. Jarett has extensive experience collaborating with local, state, federal, and international law enforcement and Intelligence Community partners. 
Jarett received his MS with Distinction in enterprise risk management from St. John’s University (SJU) Tobin College of Business in 2022, and his BS cum laude in business/business economics from New York University Stern School of Business in 2012. While attending SJU, he was selected as a Greenberg School of Risk Management, Insurance, and Actuarial Science Insurance Leader of the Year Fellow. 
Jarett was raised in Torrington, Connecticut by a strong single mother, and is a first-generation graduate student. He is a proud husband, avid reader, runner, and passionate supporter of the FBI Agent’s Association where he serves as an elected representative of hundreds of Special Agents from the New York chapter.