Annette LaRocco is a Research Assistant at the Enough Project. A native of Fair Lawn, New Jersey, Annette has been interested in African policy since her time as a study abroad student at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. She has a B.A. political science and English from Barnard College and an MSc in African studies (with Distinction) from the University of Oxford.
As a Clarendon Scholar at Oxford she studied African democratization and environmental policy, writing her master's dissertation about community-based natural resource management in rural Botswana. Before starting with Enough, Annette worked as a Barnard College Writing Fellow, a freelance researcher with Kaplan Publishing, and as the Clarendon Scholars Association's newsletter editor.