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Madeleine Lynn

Director, Communications

Madeleine Lynn

Madeleine Lynn is director of communications for the Carnegie Council. She runs the Council website, the monthly column Carnegie Ethics Online, and is managing editor of the online magazine  She writes and produces print publications such as regular bulletins and the Annual Report, and is responsible for press releases and advertising. 

Lynn has a background in China studies, management, writing, and editing.  She joined the Council in 2004.

On moving to New York in 2002, she worked as a writer and consultant, mainly on cross-cultural issues.

From 1995 until the end of 2001 she was director of Timexpo Museum in Connecticut, which opened in 2001. Her responsibilities included strategic planning; working with architects and contractors to renovate a 19th century building for the museum; working with designers on exhibits; writing museum materials; and publicity and programming. She also worked on creating a sister museum in the Canary Islands based on the work of archaeologist, explorer, and author Thor Heyerdahl.

Lynn lived and worked in Beijing from 1984-1989 and then in Hong Kong from 1989-1995, holding management positions in the tourism industry and then working as a writer and editor. She also lived and worked in Taiwan for almost two years.

Lynn has a B.A. in Chinese Studies from Leeds University (UK) and an M.A. in Comparative Asian Studies from Hong Kong University.

Selected Publications:

Yangtze River: The Wildest, Wickedest River on Earth (Oxford University Press, 1997)



Last Updated: Aug 24, 2015

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