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Faculty & Research

Prof Rohan Gunaratna

Education

  • M.A. (International Peace Studies) University of Notre Dame
  • Ph.D. (International Relations) University of St Andrews

Research Interests

  • Terrorist organisations, terrorist operational and support networks, maritime terrorist tactics, technologies and techniques, suicide terrorism, terrorist rehabilitation, counter terrorism intelligence, and terrorism in Asia, Africa and the Middle East

Professional Activities

  • Head of RSIS’s International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR)
  • Member, Advisory board, International Centre for Counter- Terrorism, The Hague.
  • Member of the Steering Committee of George Washington University's Homeland Security Policy Institute
  • Senior Advisor, CSIS Washington DC Project on Arc of Instability
  • Senior Advisor, CSIS Washington DC Project on Al Qaeda and Associated Movements
  • Senior Fellow Alumnus at the United States Military Academy's Combating Terrorism Centre at West Point
  • Litigation consultant to the U.S. Department of Justice

Selected Publications

Author and editor of 15 books including “Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror” (Columbia University Press), an international bestseller, Gunaratna is also the lead author of Jane’s Counter Terrorism, a handbook for counter terrorism practitioners. His latest book with Michael Chandler, former Chairman of the UN Monitoring Group into the Mobility, Weapons and Finance is "Countering Terrorism: Can We Meet the Threat of Global Violence?” He also serves on the international advisory committee of Journal for Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism


 

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Prof. Rohan Gunaratna


Office: S4 B4c
Phone: 6790 4491
isrkgunaratna@ntu.edu.sg

Teaching/Research Programme

Head of RSIS’s International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR)

Media expertise

Terrorism, Counter-terrorism