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Project Convenor


The International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) is a world-class and preeminent academic research centre based within the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. ICSR conducts thematic research into some of the world’s most pressing security issues and runs the Global Network on Extremism and Technology (GNET) as a special project.

Specialist Support

Based at King’s College London, The Policy Institute (TPI) combines the rigour of academia with the agility of a consultancy and the connectedness of a think tank, to solve society’s challenges with evidence and expertise. They will support GNET by providing specialist support and advice to ensure policy engagement and uptake.

Tech Against Terrorism is a public-private partnership working with the global tech industry to tackle terrorist use of the internet whilst respecting human rights. It supports smaller tech companies by helping them implement improved policies and data-driven approaches to counteract terrorist exploitation of their platforms. Tech Against Terrorism is a key partner of the GIFCT and also works with a range of civil society NGOs, governments, and inter-governmental organisations such as UN, OSCE, and the Commonwealth CVE Secretariat.

Core Partners

The Program on Extremism (PoE) at George Washington University provides analysis on issues related to violent and non-violent extremism. The Program spearheads innovative and thoughtful academic inquiry, producing empirical work that strengthens extremism research as a distinct field of study. The Program aims to develop pragmatic policy solutions that resonate with policymakers, civic leaders, and the general public.

The Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF) analyses the causes of international and domestic conflicts and the conditions necessary for peace. Its research group “Radicalisation” conducts research projects in the area of extremism and technology. PRIF is a member of the Leibniz Association.


The Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS) is a research centre within the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. CENS is devoted to rigorous policy-relevant analysis across a range of national security issues. It is multinational in composition, comprising both Singaporeans and foreign analysts who specialise in various aspects of national and homeland security affairs.

The Lowy Institute is an independent, nonpartisan international policy think tank. It provides high-quality research and distinctive perspectives on the international trends shaping both Australia and the wider world. The Lowy Institute aims to deepen the international policy debate in Australia and aims to give Australia a greater voice on the international stage.

Auxiliary Partners
Cyber Threats Research Centre,

The Cyber Threats Research Centre (CYTREC) is an interdisciplinary centre and explores a range of online threats, from terrorism, extremism and cybercrime, to child sexual exploitation online and grooming.

The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, Netherlands

An independent think and do tank providing multidisciplinary policy advice and practical, solution-oriented implementation support on prevention and the rule of law, two vital pillars of effective counter-terrorism.

Observer Research Foundation,

ORF provides informed and viable inputs for policy and decision-makers in the Indian Government and to the political and business leadership of India.

The Middle East and the Mediterranean (MEM) Chair of Excellence of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS), France

The MEM Chair of Excellence at the ENS is a unique research centre in France, combining qualitative field-based research with quantitative analysis and focusing on a wide-range of political, social and religious issues related to the Middle East and Europe.

Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre, Australia

The CSCRC develops effective collaborations between industry, researchers and governments to deliver outstanding cyber security research that creates practical solutions to pressing problems.

Policy Center for the New South, Morocco

PCNS is a Moroccan think tank aiming to contribute to the improvement of economic and social public policies that challenge Morocco and the rest of the Africa as integral parts of the global South.

Associate Fellows
Dr. Aaron Zelin

Richard Borow Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Raphael Gluck

Cofounder at Jihadoscope

Abdullah Alrhmoun

PhD Fellow, Department of Network and Data Science, Central European University

Dr. Colin Clarke

Senior Research Fellow at the Soufan Center

Laurence Bindner

Cofounder at Jihadoscope

Dr. Amarnath Amarasingam

Assistant Professor at Queen’s University

Yorck Beese

PhD candidate at the University of Mainz

Dr. Eviane Leidig

Research Fellow at the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

Dr. Pieter Nanninga

Assistant Professor at the University of Groningen

Jade Parker

Research Consultant

Dr. Michele Grossman

Professor at Deakin University and Director of Centre for Resilient and Inclusive Societies

Alan Davis

Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Dr. Cori Dauber

Professor of Communication at the University of North Carolina

Miah Hammond-Errey

PhD Candidate at Deakin University

Dr. Alexi Drew

Research Associate at King’s College London

Lise Waldek

Lecturer in the Department of Security Studies and Criminology at Macquarie University

Dr. Daniel Allington

Senior Lecturer in Social and Cultural Artificial Intelligence at King’s College London

Raffaello Pantucci

Senior Visiting Fellow at RSIS and Senior Associate Fellow at RUSI

Aymenn Al-Tamimi

PhD Candidate at Swansea University and Fellow at the Center for Global Policy

Meili Criezis

Program Associate at the Polarization and Extremism Research Innovation Lab at American University

Dr. Mariam Nouh

Assistant Professor in the Center for Complex Systems at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology and MIT

Dr. Ariel Koch

Senior Fellow at the Centre for the Analysis of the Radical Right

Dr. Victoria McCloud

Master of the Senior Courts Queen’s Bench Division

Brody McDonald

PhD Candidate at the University of Oxford

Adnan Raja

PhD Candidate at Concordia University

Dr. Craig Whiteside

Associate Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval War College

Dr. Carol Winkler

Professor in the Department of Communication at Georgia State University

Dr. William Allchorn

CARR Associate Director and post-doctoral researcher at the University of Leeds

Ashley Mattheis

PhD Candidate in Culture, Media, & Gender Studies at the University of North Carolina

Peita Richards

PhD Candidate at the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security at Charles Sturt University

Friederike Wegener

Security Officer at the European Commission

Marie Schröter

Mercator Fellow

Dr. Michael Krona

Assistant Professor at Malmö University

Dr. Alexis Henshaw

Assistant Professor at Troy University

Till Baaken

Modus | Centre for Applied Research on Deradicalisation

Jessica Davis

Principal Consultant at Insight Threat Intelligence

Audrey Alexander

Researcher at The Combating Terrorism Center at West Point

Dr. Emma El-Badawy

Head of Research at the Tony Blair Institute

Mina al-Lami

Editorial Lead at BBC Monitoring

Linda Schlegel

Senior Editor at The Counterterrorism Group

Chelsea Daymon

PhD Candidate at the American University School of Public Affairs

Marc-André Argentino

PhD Candidate at Concordia University

Isaac Kfir

Member of the Advisory Board of the IIJ and Adjunct Professor at Charles Sturt University

Dr. Valentine Crosset

Postdoctoral Researcher at the Médialab of Sciences Po Paris

Dr. Michael Loadenthal

Director at the Prosecution Project

Julien Bellaiche

Terrorism Researcher

Dr. Ryan Scrivens

Assistant Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University

Dr. Julia DeCook

Assistant Professor at Loyola University Chicago

Betania Allo

Program Director at CISDE in Spain and Lecturer in Terrorism Financing and Technology at UCES in Argentina