CALVERT W. JONES
786 Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
Ph.D. School of Information Management & Systems
University of California, Berkeley
September 2004 - May 2006 (M.I.M.S. expected), May 2009 (Ph.D. expected)
B.A. cum laude, Columbia College, Columbia University, New York, NY, May 2003
Philosophy major, computer science concentration
3.7 GPA, Dean’s list
Humboldt University, Technical University, and Free University, Berlin, Germany, Spring 2002
Under the auspices of Columbia’s Berlin Consortium, took advanced undergraduate courses in law and philosophy taught in German; 4.0 GPA
Goethe Institut, Frankfurt, Germany, Summer 2001
8 week super-intensive German language course
Awarded highest grade of Sehr Gut on Zertificat Deutsch examination
Instituto International, Madrid, Spain, Summer 2000
6 week NYU-sponsored study abroad program
Successfully completed intensive study of Spanish language and literature
Researcher, Markle Foundation, New York, June-August 2005
Collaborated with Stefaan Verhulst (Chief of Research) and the Task Force on National Security in the Information Age to research American intelligence reorganization, conceptual approaches to terrorism, and information-sharing provisions to support a newly decentralized national security community.
Research Assistant, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, January-April 2005
Carried out research for Judge Abraham Sofaer, a Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy and National Security Affairs, in preparation for a conference on state responses to transnational cyber-threats hosted by Carnegie Mellon University and the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Research Assistant, World Learning, Washington, DC; Vietnam; and the Balkans. September 2003 – August 2004
Conducted research on country conditions; wrote grant proposals, capacity statements, and policy papers for publication; helped coordinate the organization’s October 2003 conference in the U.K.; and provided assistance for worldwide projects. Successful work in Washington, DC led to two overseas assignments:
• Hanoi, Vietnam (4 weeks). Worked with Dr. Ann Hudock, Senior Advisor for Democracy and Governance, to develop new projects in Vietnam.