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Alexandra Townsend

Program Coordinator for the America in the World Consortium

Alexandra (Alex) Townsend serves as the Program Coordinator for the America in the World Consortium. Alex has held senior leadership roles in marketing, communication, and brand development within commercial banking, real estate, and for non-profits. Alex earned a B.A. in Peace, War, and Defense with a second major in political science from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and a Master of Management Studies from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She oversees the Consortium’s marketing and expansion efforts, directs AWC-wide programming, and supports the leadership, staff, affiliates, and fellows.

She is excited to return to Duke to aid the Consortium’s mission to develop the next generation of American foreign policy scholars and policymakers.