Communications Staff

Blythe Shupe

Communications Specialist

Blythe Shupe joined the International Center for Law and Religion Studies in September 2015 as a Communications Specialist. In this role she manages the Center’s social media outlets and works on the ICLRS website and has responsibility for media and documentation at major Center conferences, including the Annual Symposium, the Religious Freedom Annual Review, and the international G20 Interfaith Forums. She has charge of the Center’s Annual Reports and other publications featuring the Center.  Before coming to the Center, she had spent the previous ten years as an account manager in the world of pre-employment screening. In this position, she worked closely with Human Resources, Compliance Departments, and Security Departments of large companies setting up and monitoring background screening programs for new hires to ensure the client was hiring the best possible candidate while operating within federal, state, and local laws.  More

Carolyn Dalziel

Writer/Social Media Specialist
Carolyn Dalziel is in her final year at Brigham Young University, studying public relations along with business and nonprofit management. Originally from Lethbridge, Alberta, Carolyn has enjoyed her time in the United States learning and traveling to national and state parks. At BYU, she has been involved with the Social Innovation Association, as well as PRSSA, and the Women in Business organization. She also participated in the Marriott School’s European Business experience, learning from companies in over 11 European countries. Carolyn has an affinity for travel and communications and hopes to pursue these passions in her future career.

Amy Griffin


Amy Griffin is in her junior year at Brigham Young University pursuing a bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in family studies. Raised in Highland, Utah, she is the oldest of three (plus a dog, aptly named Cougar). Amy grew up playing the piano and working with cameras and served a mission in the Poland Warsaw Mission. She is currently researching the portrayal of women in media and its impact on local elections for her Honors Thesis and plans to continue her research at the graduate level. Amy enjoys reading, writing, creating, and being outdoors.

Tyler Curtis

Web Developer

Tyler Curtis is a 4th year BYU student from Alpine, Texas. He served in the Argentina, Resistencia Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint from 2015 to 2017. He was a member of the BYU Ballroom Dance Company from 2018 to 2020. He loves hosting free and extravagant events, writing fun programs in JavaScript, playing ping pong, drawing, sightseeing, and learning and trying new things.