- Senior Research Fellow
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Audrey Alexander specializes in the role of digital communications technologies in terrorism and studies the radicalization of women. As a research fellow at the Program on Extremism at The George Washington University, she authored reports including "Digital Decay" and "Cruel Intentions" and published articles in Foreign Affairs, the Washington Post, and Lawfare blog. Before joining the Program on Extremism, she worked as a research assistant at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR). Alexander holds a Masters in Terrorism, Security & Society from the War Studies Department at King's College London.
- "Gray Media Under the Black and White Banner," Lawfare, May 6, 2018.
- "Marginalizing Violent Extremism Online," Lawfare, January 21, 2018.
- Digital Decay: Tracing Change Over Time Among English-Language Islamic State Sympathizers on Twitter, Program on Extremism report (2017)
- Literature review: the impact of digital communications technology on radicalization and recruitment, International Affairs 93 (5), September 2017
- "How to fight ISIS online," Foreign Affairs, April 7, 2017
- "A Year After San Bernardino, the Number of Women Jihadis Is Growing," Lawfare, December 18, 2016
- Cruel Intentions: Female Jihadists in America, Program on Extremism report (2016)
- "Couples make each other more radical. That’s very bad for fighting terrorism," The Washington Post, December 23, 2015