Jennifer Horn, J.D.
Jennifer Horn serves as the managing director of export and security compliance in
the Office of the Vice President for Research. In her role, Horn provides training
for labs conducting export restricted research, handles inquiries related to regulatory
issues, conducts restricted party screening, develops technology control plans, and
reviews research-related exports of materials and equipment. She serves as the university’s
“empowered official” and is responsible for export licensing and technical assistance
agreements. She is the university liaison with federal agencies regarding export and
facility security matters. She assists the Office of International Affairs with export
issues involving international collaborations and international travel to sanctioned
and embargoed countries, international visitors, visas, and restricted party screening.
Horn served as the director of translational research and entrepreneurialism in the OVPR 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 also 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.
Phone: (806) 742-3905