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Lauren Dueck

Lauren Dueck is the Director of Strategic Communications for the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University. Lauren oversees all of the Institute’s media outreach and communications priorities. 

Before she joined the O’Neill Institute, Lauren was the Senior Communications Manager at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, as well as the Executive Producer of Carnegie’s podcasts. She lead communications teams on all aspects of U.S. foreign policy, and spearheaded the organization’s event programming. She has focused on the U.S.-Russia relationship, Nuclear weapons strategy and posture, the Iran nuclear deal, the cyber security of financial systems, China’s strategy on the world stage, the rise and fall of ISIS, the future of the Transatlantic relationship, and many more. She also lead the Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference to the largest and most diverse audience in its thirty year history.

At Carnegie, she started and developed the organization’s podcasts, and produced two internationally-recognized shows – The World Unpacked, a show on U.S. foreign policy hosted by former White House Communications Director Jen Psaki, and Grand Tamasha, a show about Indian politics and policy hosted by Milan Vaishnav. 

Lauren holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Chicago.