Prior to joining Roosevelt, Harris served as senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, writing on geoeconomics, US foreign policy, and energy and climate issues. Prior to CFR, Harris was a member of the policy planning staff at the US Department of State, where she was responsible for global markets and energy security. In that role, Harris was a lead architect of then–Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s economic statecraft agenda. Before joining the State Department, Harris served on the US National Intelligence Council staff, covering a range of economic and financial issues.
Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Bloomberg, Foreign Affairs, Newsweek, and CNN, among other outlets. A Truman and Rhodes scholar, she holds a BA from Wake Forest University, an MPhil from Oxford University, and a JD from Yale Law School. Harris is coauthor of War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft (Harvard, 2016).