On September 13, Dr. Erin Marie Saltman discussed the push and pull factors which draw people into violent extremist and terrorist organizations across the ideological spectrum. She also addressed new innovative ways of preventing and countering processes of radicalization. For those who missed her talk, you can view Dr. Saltman’s public lecture or watch her interview with Trinity students Jonathan Maislin and Elena Souris.
About Dr. Saltman
Dr Saltman holds a PhD in Political Science and is a Senior Researcher and Program Manager at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), a London based think tank, pioneering operational responses to the rising challenges of violent extremism. Among many projects, she manages the Women and Extremism Program, Youth Civil Activism Network and the Online Civil Courage Initiative (a partnered initiative with Facebook).