Political/Economic Officer

Emily Norris

Emily Yasmin Norris

Consul for Political and Economic Affairs
U.S. Consulate General Leipzig

Emily Yasmin Norris assumed duty as Political, Economic, Management, and Security Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Leipzig for the states of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, and Thuringia, in November 2018.

Mrs. Norris joined the Foreign Service in 2009 and has served as Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Surabaya, Indonesia, Consular Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Human Rights Officer with the Office of Iranian Affairs in Washington D.C., and most recently as Assistant Information Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, she has a degree in Public Policy and International Affairs, with a Certificate in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University.  She speaks Farsi, French, Arabic, German, and Indonesian.