Rider Foley

Rider Foley
Rider Foley
Assistant Professor,
University of Virginia

Rider Foley is an assistant professor at the University of Virginia.  His research focuses on wicked problems that arise at the intersection of society and technology. He is the principal investigator of the ‘4C Project’ on Cultivating Cultures of Ethical STEM. He is a Co-PI of NSF project titled, A Novel Architecture for Secure, Energy-Efficient Community-Edge-Clouds with Application in Harlem (SEEC-HARLEM) with project partners Silicon Harlem, Fordham University, Georgetown University and University of Arizona. Rider holds a Ph.D. in Sustainability from Arizona State University, and a Master's degree in Environmental Management from Harvard University and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from University of New Hampshire. Before earning his doctorate, he has worked for a decade in environmental consulting for Triumvirate Environmental Inc.

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