Constance Douris is Vice President of the Lexington Institute. She has published articles and white papers on the smart grid, nuclear deterrence, missile defense and European security. Douris has given speeches on smart grid data privacy, cybersecurity of the electric grid and the European financial crisis.
Douris has been interviewed, published or quoted by the Associated Press, New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Orange County Register, Japan Times, CBS, NBC, ABC, China Global Television Network, Defense News, Air Force Times, RealClearDefense, Business Insider, The National Interest and other media outlets.
Constance’s past experience includes managing events with various stakeholders to analyze defense and energy policies. She has also worked for Representative Tim F. Murphy of Pennsylvania and Representative Randy Hultgren of Illinois where she conducted research and drafted correspondence to support strategic decision-making.
Prior to joining the Lexington Institute, Constance worked with corporate and non-profit clients to develop partnerships and manage public affairs at a Washington, DC government relations firm. In the summer of 2011, Douris met with foreign policy officials in Greece and Cyprus to discuss timely political topics, including the Greek economy and the division of Cyprus.
Douris has a Master of Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from California State University, Fullerton. She was born and raised in Southern California, and now resides in Arlington, Virginia with her husband Markos.