Jason Foley has over 25 years of public, private sector, and academic experience. As a career member of the U.S. Senior Executive Service, he currently serves as Deputy Assistant Administrator (DAA) for the Middle East at the U.S. Agency for International Development. Previously, he served as DAA for Afghanistan and Pakistan and for East Asia. Before joining USAID, Mr. Foley served as the Director of Strategic Planning at the State Department, Budget Director at the Department of Homeland Security, and Peace Corps volunteer in Benin. Prior to his U.S. Government service, he was a senior manager for an international consulting firm where he advised governments on how to reform their financial sector. Mr. Foley earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and his Master’s degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. At Northeastern, Professor Foley teaches a number of courses for the Online Masters program in Global Studies and International Relations and serves as a career coach.