Dr Sara Brzuszkiewicz is the Editor in Chief of European Eye on Radicalization and post-doc researcher at Alma Mater Studiorum University (Bologna). Previously, she has been visiting researcher in the Program on Extremism at George Washington University (Washington D.C.)
She holds a PhD in Institutions and Politics (University of Sacred Heart, Milan).
Sara speaks Italian, Arabic, English, and Spanish. She holds a diploma in Terrorism Studies (Terrorism Modus Operandi) from the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St. Andrews (2017) and diploma in Emergencies and Humanitarian Intervention from the Institute for International Political Studies of Milan (2014).
Her research interests focus on radicalization and de-radicalisation, jihadism in Europe, and involuntary celibates’ violence.
The arrest of a returning foreign fighter earlier this month in Spain, suspected of planning a terrorist attack, highlights the persistence of the jihadi threat in Europe. This follows a spate of terrorist attacks and plots across Europe in the latter part of 2020, notably in France and Austria. The sum of these attacks reflects […]
Political violence associated with the far-right and ethnically and racially motivated extremism is widely seen as a growing threat across the globe. Right-wing extremists have, in recent years, carried out acts of mass murder, political assassination and, most recently, even mounted an armed insurrection against the US Capitol in Washington DC. Many other plots have […]
In the third part of the Handbook of Terrorism Prevention and Preparedness, the authors explore outline key approaches to the prevention of preparatory acts.