As Vice President of the Lexington Institute, Constance Douris manages the energy portfolio which focuses on making the electric grid reliable and resilient. She regularly publishes articles about the impact of electric vehicles, cybersecurity and data privacy related to the grid in media outlets.
Douris also writes about nuclear deterrence, missile defense and European security. She 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 defense and energy events for stakeholders to discuss policy challenges and opportunities. She has also conducted research and drafted correspondence on Capitol Hill to support strategic decision-making for Representative Randy Hultgren of Illinois and former Representative Tim F. Murphy of Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining the Lexington Institute, Constance collaborated with corporate and non-profit clients to develop partnerships, manage public affairs and attain policy goals. 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.