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Amy Lillis is a Rusk Fellow at Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy. Ms. Lillis is a Foreign Service Officer with the Department of State, where she last served as the Acting Special Representative in the Secretary’s Office of Religion and Global Affairs. She was responsible for developing programs, networks, and training to expand Department capacity to understand religious dynamics and engage religious actors for a more effective foreign policy. Some of Ms. Lillis’ other Foreign Service assignments include Islamabad; the Office of International Religious Freedom; Istanbul; and, Lagos. Ms. Lillis earned her B.A. in Political Science from Lewis and Clark College, and an M.S. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University.