Lillian Posner is a research associate for Think Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations. Previously, Lillian worked as a writer and editor at the National Interest, where she focused primarily on global health, geopolitics, and security issues in Eurasia. She earned her master's degree in Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, where she wrote her master's capstone on corruption and import substitution in the Russian pharmaceutical industry. Previously she interned at the U.S.-Russia Business Council and the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies. She has also traveled extensively around Russia.