Deputy Chief of Mission Carrie Lee

Carrie Lee
Deputy Chief of Mission

Carrie Lee is the Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan. She arrived in Dushanbe in August 2023.

Prior to this assignment, Carrie served as Public Affairs Officer in Singapore and in Frankfurt, Germany.  She was a Deputy Director of the Office of Alumni Affairs in Washington, supporting engagement with alumni of U.S.-government sponsored exchange programs.  Carrie also worked in the Department of State’s Executive Secretariat as a staff and advance officer for the Secretary of State.

She served at several other international posts since becoming a Foreign Service Officer.  Her first assignment was in Panama City, Panama, where she worked in the Consular Section and as a reporting officer in the Political Section.  Carrie next served as Cultural Affairs Officer in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, where she oversaw U.S. education, cultural, and exchange programs.  She was then Public Affairs Officer and Consul in Minsk, Belarus.

Carrie has a B.A. in Political Science and German Literature from the University of California and a Master’s degree in international relations from Georgetown University.  She has studied German, Spanish, Mandarin, Uzbek, Russian, and Tajik.