Yannick Veilleux-Lepage

Yannick Veilleux-Lepage is an Assistant Professor of Terrorism and Political Violence at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs at Leiden University. He holds a doctorate in International Relations from the University of St Andrews in Scotland. Dr. Veilleux-Lepage’s research interests include the creation of online narratives and propaganda which fosters or normalizes terrorism; historical antecedents to terrorism; far-right extremism and the transnational links of far-right groups; and ideological and technical diffusion, and the application of evolutionary approaches to social sciences. Dr Veilleux-Lepage is also an Associate Fellow and member of the editorial board of the International Centre for Counter Terrorism, an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and a Senior Research Associate of the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society.

Institutional Profile

Key ICCT Publications:

Veilleux-Lepage, Y., and Archambault, E. A Comparative Study on Non-State Violent Drone use in the Middle East. Report, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 9 December 2022

Van Dongen, T., Veilleux-Lepage, Y., Leidig, E., and Rigault Arkhis, H. Right-Wing Extremism in the Military. Research Paper, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 25 May 2022.

Veilleux-Lepage, Y. CTRL, HATE, PRINT: Terrorists and the appeal of 3D-printed weapons. Perspective, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, 13 July 2021.

Veilleux-Lepage, Y. The Christchurch Attack Report: Key Takeaways on Tarrant’s Radicalization and Attack Planning. Perspective, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism –  The Hague, 18 December 2020.