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Biography Anna Kruglova is Lecturer of Terrorism Studies at the School of Arts and Media at the University of Salford and an Associate fellow at the International Centre for Countering Terrorism in the Hague and a member of AVERT Research Network. Anna is also an author of the book Terrorist Propaganda, Recruitment and Branding: Selling Terror Online. Anna has a PhD in International studies from Queen’s University Belfast. She also holds an MA in International Conflict Studies from King’s College London and MSc in Security Studies from UCL.

Her research interests are focusing on terrorist propaganda, and she is particularly interested in exploring the role of marketing, social media in the recruitment process and extremist’ content creation as well as the role of disinformation and misinformation. In her research, Anna is looking at jihadist, far-right and mixed ideology groups in the West and in Russia/post-Soviet space.
Research Interests Propaganda, terrorist content creation, disinformation, misinformation
Teaching and Learning Security Studies
Terrorism: Threat and Response
Terrorism and Irregular Conflict
Contemporary security
Contemporary Information Warfare
PhD Supervision Availability Yes
PhD Topics PhD applications are welcome in the areas of online terrorist and extremist propaganda in the West and/or post-Soviet space.