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Biography

Lise Waldek is a Lecturer in the Department of Security Studies and Criminology, Macquarie University. She currently convenes courses on terrorism and political violence, counter terrorism, and the modern intelligence practioner.  

Lise is CI on an ARC grant developing base-line data in relation to the engagement with and attitudes to online violent extremist content among youth populations in Australia. Her current work program includes the design of regional resilience and social cohesion programs and she is currently managing an evaluation project for a CVE project focused on the Australian Far-Right. Lise has worked with a diverse range of government, private sector and academic institutions and in 2014; she designed and delivered a solution-focused multidisciplinary symposium to examine core issues in the CVE policy/practioner environment. Lise has an ongoing interest in the construction and influence of identities in relation to violent extremism and social resilience.

Lise is a member of the Executive Committee for the AVERT (Addressing Violent Extremism and Radicalisation to Terrorism) Research Network, Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation. 

Lise studied anthropology and international relations at University College London and the Brussels School of International Studies, Kent University and wrote on political memory, genocide and the securitization of identity. Prior to moving to Australia, Lise worked in the UK Ministry of Defence and Home Office leading teams’ examining socio-cultural dimensions of defence and security. 

 

Projects and Grants:

  • 2017: Bangladesh Police and CVE. Australia Awards. $210,000.
  • 2017: Evaluating Far-Right CVE. All Together Now. $20,000.
  • 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. $25,000.
  • 2011: Mapping Violence in Honiara. Funding from Australian Department of Defence. $18,000.

Education/Academic qualification

International Relations, Masters (Merit), Brussels School of International Studies, Kent University

Anthropology, Bsc. (2:1), University College London

External positions

Executive Committee, AVERT Research Network, AVERT Research Network

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Projects 2012 2016

Research Outputs 2011 2019

Social media and terrorism in the Asia Pacific

Droogan, J. & Waldek, L., 2019, Terrorism and insurgency in Asia: a contemporary examination of terrorist and separatist movements. Schreer, B. & Tan, A. T. H. (eds.). London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 31-44 14 p. (Europa Regional Perspectives; no. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

social media
terrorism
religious movement
fundraising
radicalization

The long war: Afghanistan

Waldek, L., 2019, Terrorism and insurgency in Asia: a contemporary examination of terrorist and separatist movements. Schreer, B. & Tan, A. T. H. (eds.). London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 45-57 13 p. (Europa Regional Perspectives; no. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Afghanistan
violence
corruption
Military
politics

Deception, deradicalisation and evaluation: the ethics of academic engagement

Droogan, J. & Waldek, L., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

moral philosophy
evaluation
social media
dialogue
community

Endemic violence in Afghanistan: a socio-cultural perspective

Waldek, L., 30 Jun 2018, In : Journal of policing, intelligence and counter terrorism. 13, 2, p. 216-230 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Afghanistan
violence
Military
corruption
coalition

Innovation and terror: an analysis of the use of social media by terror-related groups in the Asia Pacific

Droogan, J., Waldek, L. & Blackhall, R., 2018, In : Journal of policing, intelligence and counter terrorism. 13, 2, p. 170-184 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

social media
terrorism
innovation
Group
religious movement

Activities 2018 2018

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Ethics of Terrorism Research

Lise Waldek (Participant), Julian Droogan (Participant)
3 Sep 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...