Batten Hour: The Nexus Between Development and National Security

April 10, 2017, 11:45 a.m.

Jason Foley is a career member of the Senior Executive Service and serves as the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Afghanistan and Pakistan at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Mr. Foley also is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University and George Washington University where he teaches a graduate course on development and national security. His previous government positions include: Deputy Assistant Administrator for East Asia at USAID; Director of Strategic Planning at the Department of State; Budget Director at the Department of Homeland Security; and Peace Corps Volunteer in Benin. Prior to his government service, Mr. Foley was a senior manager for a consulting firm where he advised foreign governments on reforming their financial sectors. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and his Master’s degree from Georgetown University.