Born and raised in California, Lily completed a double major in history and international studies at Emory University and an MPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge. She also spent a year abroad at the University of Oxford, and after completing her MPhil moved to London, to undertake work experiences at the U.S. embassy and a British charity. Lily has a particular interest in twentieth century Europe, with a focus on the history of the Holocaust, as well as U.S. foreign policy, racial justice, and the challenges to political institutions in the twenty-first century. In the future, Lily plans to pursue further study in the U.S. In her spare time, Lily enjoys travel, visiting art museums, fine dining, and hip-hop.
Updated May 2020
More from Lily Faust
Storytelling and Organizing for Peace in Israel/Palestine
Senior Fellow Lily Faust is working on building nonprofit engagement to generate new perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through sharing stories of peace and hope.
Beyond the Headlines
Civic campaign aimed at increasing media literacy in citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Announcing the 2018 Humanity in Action Fellows