Anna Kruglova

Anna Kruglova is Lecturer of Terrorism Studies at the School of Arts and Media at the University of Salford, an Associate fellow at the International Centre for Countering Terrorism in the Hague and a member of the AVERT Research Network. Anna is also an author of the book Terrorist Propaganda, Recruitment and Branding: Selling Terror Online. Anna has a PhD in International studies from Queen’s University Belfast. She also holds an MA in International Conflict Studies from King’s College London and MSc in Security Studies from UCL. Her research interests are focusing on terrorist propaganda. She is particularly interested in exploring the role of marketing and social media in the recruitment process and extremists’ content creation as well as the role of disinformation and misinformation. In her research, Anna is looking at jihadist, far-right and mixed ideology groups in the West and in Russia/post-Soviet space.