YPN Current Affiliation: 
Office of South Central European Affairs at the U.S. Department of State
YPN Biography: 

Jameson Lamie is a foreign affairs officer in the Office of South Central European Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. He coordinates U.S. policy in the Western Balkans on issues including migration, rule of law, and political-military affairs. He also monitors Russia’s influence throughout the region.

Jameson recently completed a Presidential Management Fellowship with the Department of State. The fellowship included an overseas rotation to the U.S. Embassy in Armenia as well as a rotation with the department’s Sports Diplomacy Division.

Before joining the Department of State, Jameson spent six years as an active duty Air Force officer, and he continues to serve in the Air Force Reserve. Jameson holds a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University, where he wrote his thesis on Russia’s growing potential as a world power. He earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from the U.S. Air Force Academy. While there, Jameson also minored in Russian and participated in multiple language immersion programs in Ukraine. 

Jameson’s foreign policy interests include international security, energy diplomacy, and Russia’s relationship with countries in its former sphere of influence. 


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