Author Archives: Anne Aly

17843_291174439262_523744262_3429238_2855234_n
Dr Anne Aly is a research fellow in the School of Social Science and International Studies at Curtin University, Australia. Her research focuses on radicalisation and countering violent extremism with a specific interest in citizen driven resistance to terrorism. Anne has published over 40 articles and book chapters on topics as varied as Muslim identity, the fear of terrorism and online radicalisation. She is the author of Terrorism and Global Security: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan). Anne is the Chair of People against Violent Extremism (PaVE) a newly formed non-government organisation promoting community based responses to terrorism and violent extremism. In 2011, she was inducted in to the WA Women’s Hall of Fame in recognition of her work in the field of terrorism and counter terrorism studies.

The Role of Religion in Radicalisation to Violent Islamist Extremism

Since the terrorist attacks on the United States of 9/11, a range of radicalisation theories and models have been put forward to explain the process by which an individual moves from a relatively benign interest in religion to an active belief in violent jihad. The study of radicalisation suffers from a lack of clarity and [...]

Posted in Analysis |: | Leave a comment
  • Navigate to regional portals

    North America Middle East South Asia Europe
  • Latest analysis from our experts

    holt headshot
    Tom Holt · United States
    MMcTernan
    RichardReed
    Richard Reed · Australia
  • Get our Extremism Tracker Email

    * indicates required