Director of Research and Analysis

Phone: 617.995.1947

Marie O’Reilly leads Inclusive Security’s research work, examining why inclusion matters for peace and how it can be achieved. She is also a Visiting Fellow at the Feinstein International Center at Tufts University, and writes and speaks frequently about trends in peace and security.

Prior to joining Inclusive Security, Ms. O’Reilly conducted research, writing, and data analysis on issues relating to inclusive security, conflict prevention, and peacebuilding for the Economist Intelligence Unit, the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations, and the United Nations Development Program. Most recently, she was the Editor at the International Peace Institute in New York, where she also served as Research Fellow and Co-Editor of the Global Observatory. Ms. O’Reilly has worked in management consulting with Accenture, on human rights and video advocacy with Witness, and on European affairs at the Centre for International Studies and Research in Paris.

Ms. O’Reilly holds a Masters of international affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and an MA in international security and conflict studies from Dublin City University. While earning her BA in European studies, she studied at Trinity College Dublin, Sciences Po Paris, and Humboldt University in Berlin. She speaks French, German, and Irish.





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