Jennifer Horn, J.D.
Jennifer Horn served as the director of export and security compliance in the Office of Research & Innovation at Texas Tech from 2016-2019. In her role, Horn trained lab personnel conducting export restricted research, handled inquiries related to regulatory issues, and reviewed research-related exports of materials and equipment. She served as the university's “empowered official,” responsible for export licensing and technical assistance agreements. She was the university liaison with federal agencies regarding export and facility security matters. She assisted the Office of International Affairs with export issues involving international collaborations and international travel to sanctioned and embargoed countries, international visitors, and visas.
Horn served as the director of translational research and entrepreneurialism in the OR&I from 2014-2016. She previously served in the Office of Research Services as associate managing director. She received her Juris Doctor from the Texas Tech University School of Law and taught at the Law School. Before coming to work at Texas Tech, she was in private practice in Lubbock, Floydada and Olton, Texas. She has served as associate general counsel for the Texas Tech University System and as a staff attorney for the Seventh District Court of Appeals in Amarillo.