Julian Foley, public relations coordinator for Untied Religions Initiative, joined URI’s development and communications teams in September, 2010. She produces and edits web content and URI publications, handles public relations and writes grant proposals. Julian has been working as a writer and editor since 2002. She became interested in interfaith cooperation while doing research and editing for journalist Sandy Tolan’s powerful book, "The Lemon Tree," published by Bloomsbury Publishing in 2006, about an unlikely friendship between an Arab and a Jew in Ramla. Julian has also done work for Free Range Graphics, Firebrand Books and the California Teachers Association’s Institute of Teaching, among others. Julian holds master’s degrees in Journalism and Latin American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland. She lives in Berkeley with her husband and two children.