Jessica Eise is the Director of Communications for the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University where she oversees and coordinates a comprehensive communications strategy for the department. She also teaches a graduate course Multimedia and Communications in Agricultural Economics.
Immediately prior to joining the staff at Purdue University in July 2014, she did six months of international media contract work in Guyana, Namibia and Mexico. From 2012 and 2013, she worked in Washington, DC, at the American Immigration Lawyers Association as their New Media specialist developing social media strategies and producing video content on key immigration reform issues.
In the past, she did freelance journalism work - most notably as a reporter at both the 2012 Republican National Convention (RNC) and Democratic National Convention (DNC) for LinkTV. She holds a BA in political science and international affairs and a master's degree from New York University in journalism and international relations.