Jeffrey Cimmino is Deputy Director, Operations and Fellow of the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. He is also a Contributing Editor for Providence. Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, he worked as a journalist. While completing his undergraduate degree, he interned at the Foreign Policy Initiative. His writing has been published by Foreign Policy, The National Interest, Providence, The Dispatch, and other outlets.

Cimmino graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in history and an MA in Security Studies. During his MA studies, he received a graduate fellowship from the Rumsfeld Foundation.