Doctor Gina Vale

Dr Gina Vale

Lecturer of Criminology

Research interests

  • Terrorism
  • Violent Extremism
  • Rebel Governance

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Dr Gina Vale is a Lecturer of Criminology based in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology at the University of Southampton. She is also an Associate Fellow of the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) and a member of Vox-Pol.

Her research takes a feminist, intersectional approach to terrorism and extremist violence. She primarily focuses on terrorist governance, genocide, extremist propaganda, and the roles and experiences of women and children. Her work has been published by Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, Critical Studies on Terrorism, Small Wars & Insurgencies, CTC Sentinel, and Conflict, Security & Development, among others.

You can follow her work on Twitter: @GinaAVale