Caroline Jones ’18, MPA '22 of Princeton, New Jersey, is a 2018 magna cum laude Woodrow Wilson School graduate who received certificates in Latin American Studies and the History and Practice of Diplomacy, and the Richard H. Ullman Prize for the best senior thesis on U.S. foreign policy, “The Lady is a Hawk: The Impact of Gender on Risk Tolerance Exhibited by U.S. Secretaries of State.” Jones is also a recipient of the Shapiro Prize for Academic Excellence.
As the 2017 Tom A. and Andrea E. Bernstein ’80 Scholar, Jones worked in New York City at the U.S. State Department's Mission to the United Nations. During summer 2016, she interned at CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS as a recipient of the Ferris Grant for Summer Internships in Journalism. The previous summer she worked at the Wilson School's Innovations for Successful Societies research program on a variety of case studies about justice and security sector reform. As an undergraduate she sang with both the Princeton University Glee Club and Chamber Choir and was a member of Princeton's figure skating team.
Caroline's first rotation was in the Office of Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (OSDP) for Afghanistan/Pakistan/Central Asia (APC).