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Leigh Ann

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Last updated: May 18, 2017

Leigh Ann G. Killian is a Military Information Support Operations policy analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy, where she develops and oversees the implementation of policies related to global influence operations and counterterrorism activities. Previously, she was a Harold W. Rosenthal Fellow, working on counter-terrorism capacity building and partnerships, also in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Prior, she developed, wrote, and coordinated military influence strategies as a military planner for U.S. Central Command. Leigh Ann holds a Master in Public Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Religion from Smith College, where she was awarded a Boren Scholarship and a Critical Language Scholarship to study Urdu and Hindi in India. 

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