Dr. Tinka Veldhuis
Dr. Tinka Veldhuis is a former Associate Fellow at ICCT and Research Associate at the Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingendael’. In addition, she is PhD Fellow and Lecturer at the Sociology Department of the University of Groningen. Her research interests are radicalisation, violent extremism and terrorism. In particular, she focuses on detention and re-integration of terrorist offenders and on radicalisation and de-radicalisation processes in prison. In 2010 she was involved in research commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice to evaluate Dutch detention policies for terrorism offenders. In 2009 she co-authored ‘Islamist Radicalisation: A Root Cause Model’ together with Jørgen Staun, which was published in the Clingendael Security Paper series.
Key publications include:
Veldhuis, T. and E. Kessels. “The Need for More & Structural Data Analysis in Detention and Rehabilitation of Extremist Offenders”, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague 4, no. 1 (2013).
Rappaport, A., Veldhuis, T. and A. Guiora. “Homeland Security and the Inmate Population: The Risk and Reality of Islamic Radicalization in Prison”. In L. Gideon, ed. Special Needs Offenders in Correctional Institutions, p. 431, 2012. UC Hastings Research Paper No. 4; University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 30.
Lindenberg, S. and T. Veldhuis. “Limits of tolerance under pressure: a case study of Dutch terrorist detention policy“. Critical Studies on Terrorism 5, no. 3 (2012), pp. 425-43.
Veldhuis, T. “Designing Rehabilitation and Reintegration Programmes for Violent Extremist Offenders: A Realist Approach”, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague 3, no. 2 (2012).
Veldhuis, T. and E. Bakker “A Fear Management Approach to Counter-Terrorism”, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague 3, no. 1 (2012).
Van der Maas, T. and T. Veldhuis. “Immigration and integration in the Netherlands: From multiculturalism to assimilation?“ in M. Emerson & T. Choudhury, eds. Interculturalism. Emerging societal models for Europe and its Muslims, pp. 28-54. Centre for European Policy Studies: Brussels, 2011.
Gordijn, E., S. Lindenberg, R. Veenstra and T. Veldhuis. “Terroristen in Detentie. Evaluatie van de Terroristenafdeling“. [Terrorists in Detention: Review of the Terrorism Wing]. WODC/Ministry of Justice: The Hague, 2011.
Staun, J. and T. Veldhuis. “Islamist radicalisation: A root cause model“. Clingendael Security Paper No. 12. The Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael, The Hague, (2009).
Bakker, E. and T. Veldhuis. “Muslims in the Netherlands: Tensions and Violent Conflicts“. in M. Emerson, ed. Ethno-religious Conflict in Europe: Typologies of Radicalisation in Europe’s Muslim Communities, pp 82-108. Centre for European Policy Studies: Brussels, 2009.
Bakker, E. and T. Veldhuis. “Causale factoren van radicalisering en hun onderlinge samenhang“. Vrede & Veiligheid, 33, no. 4 (2007), pp. 447-70.
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