|Born:||June 3, 1947 (age 72)|
|Education:||Ph.D. and M.Phil., Yale University|
J.D., Yale Law School
M.I.A, Columbia University School of International and Political Affairs
Certificate, University of Geneva
B.A., Brown University
Jan Schneider was a 2016 Democratic candidate for Florida's 16th Congressional District, but lost in the primary.
Schneider was born in New York City, New York, on June 3, 1947. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Brown University; a Master of Arts in international affairs from Columbia University; and a Juris Doctor and a Doctor of Philosophy in political science from Yale. She has been a practicing lawyer, a law professor, an international civil servant, a businesswoman and a policy adviser. She is also the author of two books on international environmental law and numerous articles. She has held board positions on the Council on Foreign Policy, the Council on Ocean Law, the International Law Association and several United Nations subcommittees.