Lucie Kneip is a program assistant at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, where she contributes to the center’s work on Venezuela and Colombia. She supports the work of the Venezuela Solutions Group and the US-Colombia Advisory Group. In addition, she has coordinated events with high-level policymakers, business leaders, and civil society members from across the Americas and has authored opinion pieces for the New Atlanticist.  

Prior to her time at the Atlantic Council, Kneip worked as a research assistant at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies conducting research on food security and migration patterns in Argentina, as well as the rule of law and judicial independence in Argentina and Costa Rica. She serves on the board of The Vines Foundation, a nonprofit that promotes food security and community development in Mendoza, Argentina. Kneip worked as an urban innovation fellow at the National League of Cities, where she worked with subnational policymakers to build urban resilience and innovate solutions to globalized issues. Previously, she worked as a defense and foreign policy intern at the Cato Institute, where she supported work on NATO defense expenditures, US multilateral strategy, and China’s influence in Latin America. She graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political science and global affairs from the University of Notre Dame.