Asha Rangappa is an Analyst for CNN and a Senior Lecturer at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Rangappa is a former Associate Dean of Yale Law School. She lives in New Haven, Connecticut. 
Rangappa is a graduate of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Upon graduation, she received a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Colombia. 
Rangappa previously served as a Special Agent in the New York Division of the FBI, specializing in counterintelligence investigations. Her work involved assessing threats to national security, conducting classified investigations on suspected foreign agents, and performing undercover work. While in the FBI, Asha gained experience in electronic surveillance, interview and interrogation techniques, and firearms and the use of deadly force. 
Rangappa has taught National Security Law and related courses at Yale University, Wesleyan University, and the University of New Haven.
She is admitted to the State Bar of New York (2003) and Connecticut (2003).
Asha has published op-eds in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post, among others, and has appeared on NPR, BBC, and several major television networks.