Aug 03, 2020
Carson Relitz Rocker, U.S. Department of State
How the U.S. Department of State Promotes Religious Freedom

Carson Relitz Rocker, Strategic Religious Engagement Unit Chief
U.S. Department of State

Carson Relitz Rocker is a career Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State. She joined the Strategic Religious Engagement (SRE) Unit in the Office of International Religious Freedom in Washington, DC, in September 2019. Before becoming SRE Unit Chief, Carson was the Political and Economic Section Chief at the U.S. Embassy in Tirana, Albania. Prior to that, Carson served as the Senior Georgia Desk Officer in the Office of the Caucasus and Regional Conflicts (CARC) in Washington, worked on elections and counter-narcotics in the Office of the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, and led the Internal Politics Team at U.S. Embassy Kabul. Carson has also served at the U.S. Embassies in Burundi, Ethiopia, and Belarus, including tours as a General Services Officer and a Consular Officer.

Before joining the Foreign Service, Carson earned a Master of Arts in Bible and Theology from Wheaton College in Illinois and taught English in Japan. She is an honors graduate of the University of Montana with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science. Carson is married to Brent Rocker, a former Marine with expertise in security engineering and political science. They have one child and enjoy traveling the world together.


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