About

Annie Foley is a senior majoring in anthropology and global affairs. She has held several leadership roles at the Keough School over the past three years, including as Co-Chair for the 2021 Human Development Conference, teaching assistant for multiple undergraduate courses, and coordinator of the global affairs mentorship program. Foley is also engaged with research in various capacities, and currently works with Dr. Rachel Sweet as a Kellogg International Scholar. Her research interests include post-conflict governance, armed group networks, and forced migration. She also has worked on these issues as an intern at the State Department's Office of International Religious Freedom and at Embassy Kinshasa. Foley speaks conversational Arabic and French.

Foley's current project with Dr. Sweet focuses on state-rebel networks in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. She is also writing a thesis on this topic, more specifically examining patterns of knowledge production that lead to misattribution of violence in eastern Congo.

Adviser
Major
Anthropology
Global Affairs - IDS Concentration
Thematic Interests

Her research interests include post-conflict governance, armed group networks, and forced migration.

Current Research

Foley's current project with Dr. Sweet focuses on state-rebel networks in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. She is also writing a thesis on this topic, more specifically examining patterns of knowledge production that lead to misattribution of violence in eastern Congo.