Texas Tech University

Jennifer Horn, J.D.

Managing Director of Export and Security Compliance

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

Email: jennifer.horn@ttu.edu

Jennifer Horn