Ms. Tiffany Murphy

Senior State Department Fellow, CASL

Tiffany Murphy is a Senior Foreign Service Officer with the Department of State. She joined CASL in July 2023. Previously, she served as the Consular and Border Security Programs Manager for the Consular Affairs’ Office of the Comptroller, helping to guide all aspects of the Department’s over 4.5 billion dollar Consular and Border Security Programs, the account that supports consular and related activities to secure U.S borders and protect U.S. citizens. During this time, Tiffany also served as a senior representative for the Task Forces evacuating U.S. citizens from Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Ukraine, Turkey, and Sudan. Prior to her time in CA/C, Tiffany served as Deputy Director, Office of Communications, Policy, and Partnerships in the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations where she supported CSO’s mission by building interagency and international partnerships, developing and championing stabilization policies, and developing and implementing communication plans and strategies. She led a 16-person team of civil service, foreign service, and military officers.

Prior to this, she served as Deputy Consul General at U.S. Embassy Ankara where she supported Consular Mission Turkey, with a team of 78 staff, across four locations (Ankara, Istanbul, Adana, and Izmir) and served as Visa Chief. From Ankara, she also supported coordination of Iranian issuing visa posts across multiple regions, with particular attention to execution of the Presidential immigration orders.

Tiffany has also served as Consular Chief at U.S. Embassy Hanoi, Branch Chief for Adoptions in the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Deputy Consular Chief at Consulate General Milan, Economic Officer at Embassy Cairo, Staff Assistant at Embassy Baghdad, Visa Unit Chief at Embassy Cairo, Fraud Prevention Manager at Consulate General Guadalajara, and Dean and Virginia Rusk Fellow at Georgetown University.

Tiffany is fluent in Italian and has studied and worked proficiently in Farsi, Arabic, Vietnamese, and Spanish.

Tiffany is also a subcommittee chair leading her bureau’s efforts to ensure that all bureau employees are treated fairly by advocating for hiring, evaluation, and promotion initiatives that are equitable and inclusive to all bureau employees.

Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Tiffany was an attorney advising on legal matters relating to the discovery of electronic data for litigation and mediation and holds degrees from Seattle University Law School and Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.

Tiffany’s spouse is also a Foreign Service Officer and she has two children. In her free time, Tiffany is happiest when outdoors: kayaking, biking, hiking, sailing, rowing – anything to get outside!