Johanna Pohl

Johanna Pohl is a Programme Assistant at ICCT. Before joining ICCT, Johanna worked at the International Institute for Counter-terrorism (ICT), as well as at QSchools, an Arab-Israeli educational start-up. Johanna holds a BA in International Relations and Counter-terrorism from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya and an MSc in Crisis and Security Management from Leiden University.

At ICCT, Johanna is engaged in both research and project activities on the topics of foreign fighters, rehabilitation and reintegration as well as monitoring and evaluation. She furthermore oversees the Centre’s external communication and serves as first point of contact for ICCT Visiting Fellowships.

Key publications include:

Reed, A. and Pohl, J. “Disentangling the EU Foreign Fighter Threat: the Case for a Comprehensive Approach”, RUSI Newsbrief 37, no. 1 (2017).

Pohl, J. “How (not) to Manage Fear after Terrorist Attacks“, Perspectives, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (2016).

Entenmann, E., and B. van Ginkel, (Eds.). “The Foreign Fighters Phenomenon in the European Union. Profiles, Threats & Policies”, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague 7, no. 2 (2016).


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