Jason Bordoff is a professor of professional practice at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs and serves as founding Director of Columbia's Center on Global Energy Policy. He joined the Columbia faculty after serving until January 2013 as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Energy and Climate Change on the Staff of the National Security Council, and, prior to that, holding senior policy positions on the White House's National Economic Council and Council on Environmental Quality. Bordoff's research and policy interests lie at the intersection of economics, energy, environment, and national security. Previously, he was the Policy Director of the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution, advisor to the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department during the Clinton Administration, and a consultant with McKinsey & Company. Bordoff graduated with honors from Harvard Law School and clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He also holds an MLitt degree from Oxford University, where he studied as a Marshall Scholar, and a BA magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Brown University.