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Hannah Armstrong

Analyst, West Africa
Dakar, Senegal

Crisis Group Role

Hannah Armstrong is Crisis Group's Sahel Analyst based in Dakar. She started with Crisis Group in 2014 as Algeria Consultant based in Algiers.

Areas of Expertise

  • Politics and security of the Maghreb and Sahel
  • Algeria
  • Western Sahara
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Niger 

Professional Background

Hannah Armstrong started with Crisis Group as lead Algeria researcher in 2014.

She has worked since 2006 across North Africa and the Sahel as a writer and researcher for numerous publications and organisations.

She held fellowships at the Institute of Current World Affairs and the Fulbright Program.

She holds a master's degree in International Studies and Diplomacy from the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).


  • English (native)
  • French (fluent)
  • Arabic (conversant)