Alexander Langlois has years of experience working for NGOs on policy analysis, research, and program management related to governance, conflict, and stabilization. Today, he works as a researcher in the U.S.-Sudan Initiative to promote peace in Sudan by advocating for improved U.S.-Sudan diplomatic and economic relations in support of Sudan’s democratic transition. He is also a contributor at the Diplomatic Courier, where he regularly writes on the intersection of global governance and conflict in the Middle East and North Africa. This work stems from a broader interest in the MENA, Sahel, and Sub-Saharan Africa regions, alongside deep research interests on governance, peace, and conflict topics.
Alexander holds an MA in International Affairs from American University’s School of International Service (SIS) and its Global Governance, Politics, and Security (GGPS) program and a BA in Political Science from Western Michigan University. He is originally from Michigan and currently lives in Arlington, Virginia.