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James Patton

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James Patton has served as president of the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy (ICRD) since June 2017, having joined ICRD in 2011 and worked for over two decades on international development, conflict transformation, and social reconciliation. Patton previously was a U.S. Department of State foreign affairs officer and later joined USAID’s Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation.