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Devorah Margolin is a PhD Candidate in the Department of War Studies, King’s College London. Her research focuses on gender in relation to violent Islamist organizations in the Levant. Devorah is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Program on Extremism at the George Washington University. Devorah has presented her research to academics, practitioners, and government officials around the world, and has published her work in peer review journals and newspapers, including Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, CTC Sentinel, Newsweek and Haaretz. She is a contributor to the BBC, and she provides commentary to outlets including Los Angeles Times, USA Today and The Telegraph. Her forthcoming co-edited volume Jihadist Terror: New Threats, New Responses, will be published with I.B. Tauris in Spring 2019.


Doctoral Research

Governing Violent Islamist Groups and Gendered Narratives

Research Interests

Political Violence; Violent Islamist Groups; The Levant; Non-State Governance; Women and Violent Extremism


Prof. Peter Neumann