Stephanie Foggett is a Research Fellow at The Soufan Center. Her areas of focus include global terrorism and counterterrorism; terrorism and extremism online and in the information space; gender dimensions in terrorism and counterterrorism; violent far-right and white supremacy extremism; crisis management; and hostage policy and response.
She previously served as the Director of Global Communications at The Soufan Group from 2020-2023, where she led on strengthening engagement with media and strategic partners on matters relating to international security, counterterrorism, and geopolitics. She previously worked at The Soufan Center on Strategic Partnerships and Engagement from 2017 to 2020.
From 2012 to 2015, she worked in the Emerging Security Challenges Division at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Her work focused on multi-lateral security cooperation and policy development on emergent threats and challenges, in particular international terrorism. She also worked in support of the United Nations Women, Peace & Security agenda as a senior researcher on a NATO-supported project on gender integration in armed forces and has worked on other areas of gender and conflict.
She has spoken at various regional and international conferences and events, including the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF), the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS/DAESH, and NATO’s Centre of Excellence – Defence Against Terrorism (COE-DAT).
She has additional experience in academic research, political risk consultancy, domestic politics, and work specializing in public affairs, public diplomacy, and strategic communications. She was awarded a Master of Arts (Honours) in International Relations from the University of St Andrews in the United Kingdom. During her undergraduate studies at St Andrews, she also served as a researcher with the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV). She was awarded a Master of Arts in Intelligence & International Security from the Department of War Studies at King’s College London (KCL). Since October 2023, she is a PhD student at the University of Cambridge researching gender dynamics in terrorism and violent extremism.
Good Practices in Counter-Terrorism
NATO's Centre of Excellence Defence Against Terrorism (COE-DAT)
Centre of Excellence Defence Against Terrorism 2021READ
IS Trial Offers Families Path to Justice
April 19, 2022
The Soufan Center
Foreign Fighters, Volunteers, & Mercenaries
March 30, 2022
Alleged Islamic State 'Beatles' member Alexanda Kotey expected to plead guilty in US
September 1, 2021
TACTICS INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY & COUNTER TERRORISM
The Role of Women in a Misogynist Narrative: Jihadi Terrorism and White Supremacist Ideology
May 25, 2021
CONFERENCES & EVENTS
NATO CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE DEFENCE AGAINST TERRORISM (COE-DAT)
Efficient Crisis Management to Mitigate the Effects of Terrorist Activities
May 22, 2023
NATO Centre of Excellence Defence Against Terrorism (COE-DAT)
Crisis Management in Terrorism Seminar
December 9, 2019
The Global Coalition Against Daesh/ISIS
Foreign Terrorist Fighters Working Group Meeting
May 7, 2019
The Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF)
Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTF) Working Group Plenary Meeting
March 12, 2019
September 21, 2023
We Must Raise the Cost of Taking Americans Hostage
March 13, 2023
More Is Needed to Deter States That Take American Hostages
August 22, 2022
Extremism expert Stephanie Foggett: How the far right is winning the "information war"
August 9, 2022
The Conspiracy Theory on the Far-Right Deep Web After the Trump FBI Raid
April 10, 2022
The Far-Right Idealized the Russian Military. Ukraine Exposes All the Ways They’re Wrong.
March 18, 2022
WAR ON THE ROCKS
How are Putin’s Far-Right Fans in the West Reacting to His War?
RADIO & PODCAST INTERVIEWS
The Crisis Next Door with Jason Brooks
White Supremacists Target Women
June 23, 2020