Dr. Foley presented “A Kingdom of Many Colors: Art, Reform, and Saudi Arabia in the Twenty-First Century” to “The 3rd Tsinghua Area Studies Forum—Developing Countries in the Age [...]
Dr. Foley specializes in the contemporary history and politics of the Middle East and the wider Islamic world. He frequently visits Asia and the Middle East, follows events in both regions closely, and speaks Arabic and Bahasa Malaysian. He has published widely and has delivered public presentations to audiences around the world. He has also held Fulbright fellowships in Syria, Turkey, and Malaysia. In addition, he has lived and traveled extensively in Saudi Arabia.