Project Coordinator and Research Associate
Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS)
King’s College London, UK
Phone : 020 7824 4615
Zenobia joined the Centre for Science & Security Studies in January 2018. She contributes to coordinating the Centre’s international professional development courses on nuclear and radiological security, and she is currently working on research relating to security culture, preventative measures against insider threats, and CBRN terrorism. Zenobia is a member of the International Nuclear Security Education Network (INSEN) as well as Women in International Security (WIIS) UK.
Zenobia holds a BA Joint Honours degree from Durham University, MPhil from the University of Cambridge, PhD from SOAS London, and she has been a visiting researcher at the University of Würzburg. Her doctoral thesis addressed Near and Middle Eastern history, focussing on methods of communication, diplomacy and social networks in Eastern Turkey, Northern Iraq and Northern Syria – or Kurdistan. Prior to joining CSSS, Zenobia worked at various think tanks and research institutes, conducting policy research on topics such as cultural change, radicalisation, terrorism, and international security – as well as governance, media, and access to information. She has lived in Istanbul and Erbil and enjoys learning new languages and scripts.