Professor of the Practice
Jason Foley is a half-time professor of the practice in the Master of Science in Global Studies and International Relations program, where he teaches online courses on peace, conflict, and globalization.
Mr. Foley is a career member of the United States Senior Executive Service and currently serves as the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Afghanistan and Pakistan at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Previously, he oversaw the East Asia region at USAID, directed strategic planning at the Department of State, managed budget operations at the Department of Homeland Security, and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Benin.
Prior to the U.S. Government, Mr. Foley managed a consulting practice that advised foreign governments on reforming their financial sector. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and his master’s degree from Georgetown University. He lives in Vienna, Va., with his wife and four children (two human and two canine).