- Violent Extremism
- Rebel Governance
- Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
Accepting applications from PhD students.
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Dr Gina Vale joined the University of Southampton in 2022. She previously held a post-doctoral fellowship at King’s College London, where she was Senior Research Fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR).
Gina has academic and professional experience in Europe, the Middle East, and Sub-Saharan Africa, and has conducted extensive fieldwork in internally displaced persons camps in Northern Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan.
Alongside academic journals, her work has been featured in print and broadcast journalism, including the Netflix documentary ‘World’s Most Wanted’, which focused on the radicalisation trajectory of Samantha Lewthwaite (The ‘White Widow’).
Gina holds a PhD in War Studies and a MA in Terrorism, Security and Society from King’s College London, and a BA(Hons) in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Cambridge.