Audrey Alexander

Research Fellow

specializes in the radicalization of women and studies the role of digital communications technologies in terrorism. As a Research Fellow at the Program on Extremism at The George Washington University, she authored "Cruel Intentions: Female Jihadists in America," and published articles in Foreign Affairs, the Washington Post, and Lawfare blog. In this role, Alexander also maintains a database of approximately 3,000 pro-Islamic State social media accounts. Before joining the Program on Extremism, she worked at King’s College London’s International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD). Alexander holds a Masters in Terrorism, Security & Society from the War Studies Department at King's College.