Stephanie Foggett, Research Fellow - The Soufan Center


Stephanie Foggett

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Stephanie Foggett is a Research Fellow at The Soufan Center and Director of Global Communications at The Soufan Group. Her work at the Center focuses on: multilateral security cooperation; counter-terrorism cooperation with international organizations and governments; crisis management; and narratives and strategic communications as it relates to security and counter-terrorism.

As Director of Global Communications at The Soufan Group, she leads on strengthening engagement with media and strategic partners on matters relating to international security, counterterrorism and geopolitics. Her areas of expertise include: global terrorism and counterterrorism; terrorism and extremism online and in the information space; Islamic State (ISIS) foreign fighters and families; the rise of white supremacy extremism; and emergent security challenges. She previously worked at The Soufan Center on Strategic Partnerships and Engagement.

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).


Good Practices in Counter-Terrorism

NATO's Centre of Excellence Defence Against Terrorism (COE-DAT)

Centre of Excellence Defence Against Terrorism 2021




NATO Terrorism and Media Online Course

September 20, 2021

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 Forums (GCTF)

Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTF) Working Group Plenary Meeting

March 12, 2019


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


How are Putin’s Far-Right Fans in the West Reacting to His War?


The Crisis Next Door with Jason Brooks

White Supremacists Target Women

June 23, 2020