Devorah Margolin

Devorah Margolin is Director of Strategic Initiatives and a Senior Research Fellow at the Program on Extremism at The George Washington University. Her research primarily focuses on terrorism governance, terrorism financing, the role of propaganda, countering violent extremism, and the role of women in violent extremism. Devorah is the Project Manager for The ISIS Files Project and a Senior Investigator with the National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE). Additionally, she currently serves as co-PI on a GW-UNO grant for DHS examining best practices for reintegration programming for returning spouses and minors, as well as co-PI on PoE's core partnership with the Global Network on Extremism and Technology (GNET).

Devorah has presented her research to academics, practitioners, and government officials around the world, and has published her work in peer review journals and newspapers, including Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, Terrorism and Political Violence, The CTC Sentinel, Newsweek, and Foreign Policy. She is a contributor to the BBC, and she provides commentary to outlets including The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The Telegraph, and The New York Times. Her co-edited volume Jihadist Terror: New Threats, New Responses, was published with I.B. Tauris in Spring 2019.

Devorah is also an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University and a part-time PhD Candidate in the Department of War Studies, King’s College London.