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Catherine Putz

Catherine (Katie) Putz is managing editor of The Diplomat.

Katie manages the monthly magazine as well as writing on Central Asia and Afghanistan. She writes on politics, security and culture in former Soviet spaces, particularly where they link to greater Asia.

Katie is a graduate of the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky, where she studied international security and Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, where she majored in history with a focus on U.S. diplomatic and conflict history.

Previously, Katie worked in several positions at the Atlantic Council and as a communications consultant at the World Bank.

She is a member of the Military Writers Guild.

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