Madeline Vellturo

Madeline Vellturo

Policy Analyst
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Madeline Vellturo is a Policy Analyst at the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom focused on West and Central Africa. Prior to joining USCIRF, she served as a Research Analyst with the Stimson Center’s Protecting Civilians in Conflict program, where her research focused on atrocity prevention, African geopolitics, peace and stabilization operations, identity-based violence, and land conflict. She has lived and worked in Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, and Uganda, and has conducted field research in Mali, Central African Republic, South Sudan, and Democratic Republic of Congo. Ms. Vellturo received her Bachelor’s degree from Bryn Mawr College and holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, where she focused on International Security Policy and International Conflict Resolution.