Dr. Devorah Margolin is the Blumenstein-Rosenbloom Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University. She earned her PhD in international relations and security studies from the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. Her research primarily focuses on terrorism governance, the role of propaganda and strategic communications, countering/preventing violent extremism, and the role of women and gender in violent extremism. Dr. Margolin previously served as Director of Strategic Initiatives and a Senior Research Fellow at the Program on Extremism at The George Washington University. Dr. Margolin has presented her research to academics, practitioners, and government officials around the world, has published her work in peer review journals and newspapers, and has provided commentary to media outlets. Her co-edited volume Jihadist Terror: New Threats, New Responses, was published with I.B. Tauris (Bloomsbury Press) in Spring 2019.
Key ICCT Publications:
Vale, G., Margolin, D., and Akbari, F. Repeating the Past or Following Precedent? Contextualising the Taliban 2.0’s Governance of Women. Research Paper, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 12 January 2023
The current research paper aims to address the distinction between different misogynist communities by employing a multi-layered analytical framework.
This Perspective will analyse the Wagner Group’s designation as a terrorist organisation in light of its connection to transnational organised crime.
This policy brief explores Malaysia’s approach in managing the returning fighters and their families in the post-IS phase.