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Dr. Julian Droogan is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Security Studies and Criminology, Macquarie University where he is the Editor-in-Chief of the international Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism (Routledge).

Julian’s academic background encompasses the anthropology and history of religions. His research interests include countering violent extremism, religious radicalisation, extremist narratives, and the history of terrorism and political violence.

Julian leads a number of funded research projects including the evaluation of countering violent extremism (CVE) programs in Australia, an ongoing partnership with the New South Wales (NSW) government looking at ways to install and evaluate counter terrorism and social resilience projects in NSW communities, and an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery grant project examining the relationship between online extremist materials and real-world violent extremist action. He serves on the NSW Premier’s Countering Violent Extremism Advisory Board.

As well as supervising a number of PhD and Masters of Research students in the field of terrorism studies, Julian currently convenes the unit PICT113: Terrorism in the 21st Century as part of the Bachelor of Security Studies, and PICT802: Terrorism as part of the Masters in Counter Terrorism.

Funded Research Projects

  • 2017: Evaluating CVE. All Together Now. $18,000.
  • 2017: CT and CVE for Bangladesh Police. DFAT Australia Awards Fellowship. $235,000.
  • 2016: Understanding Online Radicalisation. Australian Research Council. $285,000.
  • 2015: Countering Violent Extremism in NSW. Funding from NSW Government. $100,000.
  • 2014: Countering Violent Extremism Workshop. Funding from Federal AGs & Police. $25,000.
  • 2011: Mapping Violence in Honiara. Funding from Australian Department of Defence. $18,000.

Education/Academic qualification

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education , Macquarie University

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney

Bachelor of Arts (Hons), University of Sydney


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