Dr. Josh Roose
Dr Josh Roose is a political sociologist and Senior Research Fellow in Politics and Religion at the Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation at Deakin University, Melbourne. His research focuses on the intersection of masculinities, radicalisation and political and religious violent extremism and terrorism. He is currently a Chief Investigator on an Australian Research Council funded study: The Far Right: Intellectuals, Masculinity and Citizenship (2021-2023) and recently completed a Victorian Government Department of Justice and Community Safety funded study: Challenging the Use of Masculinity as a Recruitment Mechanism in Extremist Narratives (2019-2020). Josh has held visiting positions at the East Asian Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School, Hagop Kevorkian Centre for Near Eastern Studies at New York University and Committee for the Study of Religion, the Graduate Centre, City University of New York. He is an Executive Member of the Australian Association for Islamic and Muslim Studies (AAIMS) and Research Fellow at the Institute for Research on Male Supremacism (IRMS) in the United States. He is a member of the Addressing Violent Extremism and Radicalisation to Terrorism (AVERT) research network and has contributed to advisory boards for the Victorian State and Federal government in Australia on social cohesion and violent extremism.
This original report is published by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and project CRAAFT. Post-Qadhafi Libya has played a pivotal role in the proliferation of small arms and light weapons (SALW) not only in the Middle East and North Africa but also in other regions, as far as West Africa and the Horn of […]
This perspective analyses potential SADC interventions and private military companies to combat Islamic State terrorism in Mozambique.
Since the end of 2016, Britain and the US have taken unprecedented steps to proscribe post-war radical right groups; National Action, Sonnenkrieg Division, and Feuerkrieg Division by the former, and the Russian Imperial Movement by the latter. While these groups are serial purveyors of online extremism and often celebrate terrorism in their fora, deeper similarities […]