Jake Rubin

Adjunct Professor

Jake Rubin has managed communications for advocacy organizations, members of Congress, small businesses, local government agencies and political campaigns at every level. He is currently the Director of Public Relations for the American Gas Association which represents more than 200 local energy companies committed to the safe delivery of clean natural gas to over 68 million customers throughout the nation. 

Jake was the Press Secretary for U.S. Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND), where he acted as media liaison for the Senator and assisted in the development and implementation of all communications efforts. He served as the Press Secretary for U.S. Congressman Steve Kagen, M.D. (WI-08) and was the Communications Director on Kagen’s successful reelection campaign in 2008. Jake has worked on two campaigns for President of the United States. 

Jake has a B.A. from Brandeis University and an M.A. in Political Management from George Washington University. He has served as an adjunct professor at GW's University’s School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) teaching a class on social media and is a lecturer at SMPA’s Executive and Professional Education program.


M.A., The George Washington University, The Graduate School of Political Management

B.A., Brandeis University

Classes Taught

Applied Political Communications