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Dr. Peter Neumann

Dr. Peter Neumann

Dr. Peter Neumann is Professor of Security Studies at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London where he co-directs the MA program in Terrorism, Security and Society.  Peter is also the Director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation, which he founded in early 2008.  Peter is on the editorial board of three leading, peer-reviewed journals:  Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, the Journal of Strategic Studies and Democracy and Security.  He is also an investigator for the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) at the University of Maryland.

Peter is an advisor to the Club de Madrid, the association of former Presidents and Prime Ministers, has advised the U.S. House of Representatives and the UK House of Commons, he has served as an expert witness for the UK’s Crown Prosecution Service, Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution Service, and Scotland’s Crown Office.

Peter has taught courses on terrorism, counterterrorism, intelligence, radicalization and counter-radicalization at King’s College London, Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, and Sciences Po (Lyon).

Peter holds an MA in Political Science from the Free University of Berlin (Dipl.-Pol.), and a PhD in War Studies from King’s College London. Before becoming an academic, he worked as a radio journalist in Germany.




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