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Madeleine Lynn

Managing Editor, Policy Innovations; Communications Director, Carnegie Council

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs


mlynn@cceia.org

Madeleine Lynn is director of communications for the Carnegie Council. She runs the Council website www.carnegiecouncil.org and its online magazine www.policyinnovations.org, writes and produces print publications such as regular bulletins and the Annual Report, and is responsible for press releases and advertising.

Writer and China specialist Madeleine Lynn joined the Council in 2004. On moving to New York in 2002, she worked as a writer and consultant, mainly on cross-cultural issues. From 1995 until the end of 2001 she was director of Timexpo Museum in Connecticut, which opened in 2001. Her responsibilities included strategic planning; working with architects and contractors to renovate a 19th century building for the museum; working with designers on exhibits and writing all museum materials; and publicity and programming. She also worked on a sister museum in the Canary Islands based on the work of archaeologist, explorer, and author Thor Heyerdahl.

Lynn lived in Beijing from 1984-1989 and then in Hong Kong from 1989-1995, holding management positions in the tourism industry and then working as a writer. She has also lived in Taiwan. Lynn has a B.A. in Chinese Studies from Leeds University (U.K.) and an M.A. in Comparative Asian Studies from Hong Kong University.

Focus: Culture, Globalization, United States, Americas

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2014