Dervla Mcneice is Editorial Programme Assistant at ICCT starting April 2019.
Prior to joining ICCT, Dervla worked as an intern on UNDP’s Preventing Violent Extremism team at the Asia-Pacific Regional Hub in Bangkok, Thailand, focusing specifically on the implementation of PVE National Action Plans in Southeast Asia. She also worked as a research and editorial intern at the Hudson Institute’s Center for Political-Military Analysis.
At ICCT, Dervla’s responsibilities include editorial work on the institute’s publications, as well as research and programmatic assistance on ICCT’s PVE and CT projects.
Dervla holds an MA in International Relations from the University of Leeds, where she completed her thesis on an anthropological analysis of Hezbollah. She also holds a BA International in Economics and Sociology from University College Cork.
This paper critically compares seven widely used risk assessment tools for violent extremism, including the VERA-2R, the ERG 22+, the SQAT, the IR46, the RRAP, the Radar, and the VAF. For each risk assessment method, the authors (1) provide background information about its country of origin, the field of expertise/discipline within which they were created, […]
This study focuses on increasing our understanding of the different pathways converts take during conversion to Islam. It looks specifically at the following research question: “How do the pathways of converts involved in jihadist movements differ from those of converts who are not, in terms of their life prior to Islam, their conversion experience and […]
Introduction The cases considered in Part 1 have illustrated what steps the UK family courts are willing to take in regard to children radicalised at home. In these cases, the courts have demonstrated an ability to be discerning and proactive when faced with new evidence or events impacting on the ongoing welfare of a child. […]