Alix Boucher

Assistant Research Fellow

Alix BoucherAs an Assistant Research Fellow, Alix Boucher focuses on good governance, peace operations, and transnational threats. Her areas of expertise include peace operations in Africa, building the rule of law in conflict and post-conflict states, security sector reform, and UN sanctions.

Before joining the Africa Center, Ms. Boucher served as an expert adviser for the High Level Review on United Nations Sanctions, an international effort to assess the effectiveness of UN sanctions. She was also a member of the Targeted Sanctions Research Consortium. She previously worked at the Stimson Center’s Future of Peace Operations program, the National Defense University’s Center for Complex Operations, and the Global Center on Cooperative Security. She received a B.A. in international relations from Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, and an M.A. in international relations and international economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC. She is a native French speaker.

Areas of Expertise

Peace operations, stability operations, UN sanctions, UN expert panels, countering violent extremism, counterterrorism, West Africa, Central Africa, and the Sahel Africa


Email Ms. Boucher

+1 202-685-7351

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