Asha Rangappa Biography
Asha Rangappa is an American lawyer, former FBI special agent and media personality serving as a CNN legal and national security analyst. She a Senior Lecturer at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. She is also an editor for justsecurity.com.
Asha Rangappa Full Name
Her full birth name is Renuka Asha Rangappa.
Asha Rangappa Age
She was born on November 15, 1974 in Hampton, Virginia, the United States.
Asha Rangappa Height
Asha stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches tall.
Asha Rangappa Ethnicity
She belongs to Indian ethnicity.
Asha Rangappa Education
She graduated from Woodrow Wilson School of International where she was a cheerleader. She graduated cum laude with a A.B. from the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs in 1996. She then went to Bogotá, Colombia on a Fulbright Scholarship to study constitutional reform in that country and its impact on U.S. drug policy in the region. She later enrolled in Yale Law School when she returned to the U.S and graduated with a law degree in 2000.
Asha Rangappa Parents
She is the daughter of Vinaya Rangappa and Jai Rangappa. Her father worked as an anesthesiologist and worked at a Virginia army base while her mother worked as a translator in the FBI. Her parents immigrated to the US in 1970 from Kamataka, India. Rangappa revealed that her parents “came under a provision where the government was specially looking for doctors,” under the 1965 Hart-Celler Act.
She has an older sister known as Menaca, who has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
Asha Rangappa Husband
Asha married her husband Andrew Dodd in 2005, a fellow FBI agent but they have since divorced.
Asha Rangappa Partner
Since her divorce, there is no information on whether she is in a relationship or not.
Asha Rangappa ChIldren
She is a mother of two, a son named Paras Nikhil Dodd and a daughter.
Asha Rangappa Sorority
While in college she was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
Asha Rangappa Lawyer
Asha is a lawyer who received her law degree from Yale Law SChool and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Juan R. Torruella on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She was admitted to the State Bar of New York (2003) and Connecticut (2003).
Asha Rangappa FBI Agent
Asha is a former FBI agent. She joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Quantico, Virginia in 2001, a month after she had a car accident that landed her in hospital. Despite her severe pain — she suffered contusions of the ribs —Rangappa decided not to postpone her arduous physical training by more than a few weeks lest she lose her training slot and the chance of joining the investigative agency.
In 2002 she joined the New York Division of the FBI as a special agent. She specialized in counterintelligence investigations, assessing threats to national security, conducting classified investigations on suspected foreign agents and performing undercover work. She quit after serving for three years and moved to Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs as an associate dean.
Asha Rangappa Yale
Rangappa received her law degree from Yale and serves as a Senior Lecturer at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and a former Associate Dean at Yale Law School.
Asha Rangappa CNN
She serves as a CNN legal and national security analyst. She has published op-eds in HuffPost, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Time, The Atlantic, and The Wall Street Journal. She has appeared on BBC, NPR, and other networks as a commentator.
Asha Rangappa Salary
Asha’s actual salary is unknown but according to available sources, the average remuneration of the professor at Yale University is $255,956.
Asha Rangappa Net worth
Her actual net worth is unknown.
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