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Dr. Vincent Foucher

Research Division:

Megatrends Afrika Non-resident Fellow

Areas of Expertise

Focus

Identities, mobilisations and armed conflicts in West Africa, in particular on the basis of separatism in Kasamance and Boko Haram; Military question in West Africa (Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Nigeria); Political parties, democracy and elections in West Africa;

Short Curriculum vitae

Since 2017 Research Officer at CNRS (Les Afriques dans le Monde, Sciences Po Bordeaux).

2011-2016 Senior Analyst (International Crisis Group, West Africa Programme, Dakar)

2003-2011 Research Officer CNRS (Centre d'études d'Afrique noire, then Les Afriques dans le Monde, Sciences Po Bordeaux)

2002 PhD in Political Science (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London) "Cheated Pilgrims. Education, migration and the birth of Casamançais nationalism, Senegal".

1996 MSc Politics in Asia and Africa (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London).

1995 Diploma (Sciences Po Paris)

Publications of the Megatrends Afrika project