Julie Coleman J.D., LL.M
Julie Coleman joined ICCT as a Senior Programme Manager / Research Fellow in July 2019. Currently, her work focuses on the prevention of radicalization and violent extremism, particularly on the management of radicalization in prisons, and on the rehabilitation and reintegration of Violent Extremist Offenders (VEOs) and returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTFs) and their families. She has supported prison administrations and other institutional actors in developing capacities in conducting risk assessment, including supporting the development of risk assessment tools, in Mali, the Western Balkans, and North Africa.
She holds a Juris Doctor (JD) and Master of Laws (LLM) in International and Comparative Law from Duke University, a Master of Arts (MA) in International Relations from the University of St Andrews, and a Graduate Diploma of Law from the College of Law of England and Wales. During her studies, she focused on the intersection of national security and human rights and she has a particular interest in issues surrounding deprivation of nationality.
Prior to joining ICCT, Julie worked with the ILO in Lebanon, as well on various USAID and US State Department projects in the Western Balkans. She has worked with civil society organizations and governments to increase societal resilience and build capacities to prevent and counter violent extremism.
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When the Music Stops: The Impact of Terrorism on Malian Youth, Report, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) & United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), October 2020.
Coleman, J., Avdimetaj, T. What EU Member States can learn from Kosovo’s experience in repatriating former foreign fighters and their families, Policy Brief, Clingendael, May 2020.
Coleman, J., van der Heide, L. The Last Frontier: Prisons and Violent Extremism in Mali, Policy Brief, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, May 2020.
Coleman, J. The Impact of Coronavirus on Terrorism in the Sahel, Perspectives, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, April 2020.
Coleman, J. and Demuynck, M. The Shifting Sands of the Sahel’s Terrorism Landscape, Perspectives, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, March 2020.
Coleman, J., Vermeersch, E., Dal Santo, E. and Demuynck, M. Social Media in Mali and its Relation to Violent Extremism: A Youth Perspective, Report, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, March 2020.
In the fourth part of the Handbook of Terrorism Prevention and Preparedness, the authors explore the interaction between prevention and preparedness. These chapters explore what can, and what has been done, ranging from early warnings to the prevention of cyber-terrorism. The full table of contents can be found here. The Handbook consists of five parts. […]
How has the media landscape changed in the past decades? And to what extent has this been affected by the change in governments throughout the years? The latest report in the Strategic Communications project seeks to answer these questions. Furthermore, it delves deeper into the culture of media reporting on terrorism in Egypt. This report […]
The casualties caused by armed violence in Mali have increased fourfold between 2016 and 2019, with young people being among the most affected by the situation. Although many initiatives have been launched to prevent and counter violent extremism in Mali, there remains a gap in understanding the interplay of factors that lead persons—especially young people—to support […]