Shahed Warreth
September 6, 2023
Shahed Warreth is a PhD candidate at Swansea University. Her research looks at applying digital forensics and machine learning to the automatic detection of modified terrorist propaganda. She also works in the trust and safety field. Shahed has an International Master’s in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies (IMSISS), awarded by the University of Glasgow, Dublin ...
Michael S. Waltman
September 6, 2023
Michael S. Waltman is an Associate Professor of Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he is also a Mosier Fellow in the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, and a Fellow with the Faculty Engaged Scholars Program of the Carolina Center for Public Service. He earned his Ph.D. from Purdue ...
Christi van der Westhuizen
September 6, 2023
Christi Van der Westhuizen is an Associate Professor heading up the Research Programme at the Centre for the Advancement of Non-Racialism and Democracy (CANRAD), Nelson Mandela University, South Africa. She was a Visiting Professor at the Institute of African Studies and the Research Centre Global Dynamics at Leipzig University, Germany, in 2022-3. Previously she worked ...
Gina Vale
September 6, 2023
Gina Vale is a Lecturer of Criminology in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy, and Criminology at the University of Southampton. She is also an Associate Fellow of the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT). Gina’s research takes a feminist, intersectional approach to studying terrorism and extremist violence. She primarily focuses on terrorist governance, genocide, extremist ...
Sam Treacy
September 6, 2023
Sam Treacy is undertaking a PhD exploring the communications activities of the Northern Ireland Executive regarding paramilitaries and paramilitarism, at Swansea University, and is working on a review of the effectiveness of counter-terrorism communications campaigns globally. Her research background includes a variety of national and international projects focused predominantly on mental health and prisons. ...
Vít Střítecký
September 6, 2023
Vít Střítecký is Associate Professor of Security Studies and Head of the Department of Security Studies at Charles University, Prague. He is also Founding Director of the Erasmus Mundus International Master in Intelligence and Strategic Studies (IMSISS). In his research he focuses on the interplay between security and technology, currently with an interdisciplinary focus on ...
Keith Spiller
September 6, 2023
Dr Keith Spiller is Lecturer in Criminology at University of Southampton and his research focuses on the social consequences of surveillance and monitoring. He has a particular interest in the tacit knowledges employed by organisations and individuals when performing security roles. Recent work has reviewed the impacts of UK Counter Terrorism and Security Act (2019), ...
Ramón Spaaij
September 6, 2023
Professor Ramón Spaaij is a sociologist based at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia, and the Utrecht University School of Governance, the Netherlands. Dr Spaaij is a globally recognised expert on terrorists acting alone or in small groups. He is the author of The Age of Lone Wolf Terrorism (Columbia University Press, 2017, with Mark S. ...
Rose Marie Santini
September 6, 2023
Rose Marie Santini is an Associate Professor at the School of Communication, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil. She is an Associate Researcher and Member of the Academic Information Science Graduate Program, founding member and director of NetLab – Laboratory for Internet and Social Media Research at UFRJ. She is a Brazilian National ...
Debra Smith
September 6, 2023
Debra Smith is a Research Professor at Victoria University. She co-leads the Applied Security Science Partnership (ASSP), comprising academics, Victoria Police, Defence Science Technology (DST), and community groups, working collaboratively to enhance understanding of terrorism and violent extremism. Her research program focuses on behavioural indicators associated with mobilising to violence, the contemporary extreme right in ...