Jeanine de Roy van Zuijdewijn is a Researcher at the Centre for Terrorism & Counterterrorism and Research Fellow at the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT). Jeanine studied International Relations in Historical Perspective at Utrecht University and finished her degree with a thesis on foreign fighters (cum laude). At the CTC, she has continued this research on foreign fighters and translated this into a number of publications.
Besides this focus on foreign fighters, Jeanine is assisting in two projects: countering lone actor terrorism and transitions from military interventions to long-term counterterrorism policies, focusing on Libya (2011-now).
She also helps prof. dr. Edwin Bakker with a MOOC – a massive open online course – called “Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Comparing Theory & Practice” and assists in teaching this course in blended learning format at Leiden University. Furthermore, she is also editorial board member of this blog.
- Pathways of Foreign Fighters: Policy Options and Their (Un)Intended Consequences (2015)
- The Foreign Fighters' Threat: What History Cannot Tell Us (2014)
- Returning Western foreign fighters: The case of Afghanistan, Bosnia and Somalia (2014)
- European foreign fighters: lessons from the past (2014)
- Fearing the Western Muslim Foreign Fighter: The Connection between Fighting the Defensive Jihad and Terrorist Activity in the West (MA Thesis) (2014)