Projects per year
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.
International Relations, Masters (Merit), Brussels School of International Studies, Kent University
Award Date: 26 Mar 2003
Anthropology, Bsc. (2:1), University College London
Award Date: 31 May 2000
Executive Committee, AVERT Research Network, AVERT Research Network10 Oct 2018 → …
1/06/19 → 30/06/20
1/11/16 → 31/12/20
An Anthropological Investigation into the drivers of conflict in the urban areas of the Solomon Islands
22/08/12 → 29/08/12
Waldek, L., Droogan, J. & Lumby, C., 30 Jan 2021, (In preparation) Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (CUP). (Histories of Emotions and Senses: Elements)
Research output: Book/Report › Book › peer-review
Waldek, L., Ballsun-Stanton, B. & Droogan, J., 24 Nov 2020, The Interpreter.
Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/Website › ArticleOpen Access
9 Oct 2020, 72 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned reportOpen AccessFile2 Downloads (Pure)
Mapping networks and narratives of online right-wing extremists in New South Wales: executive summaryDepartment of Security Studies and Criminology, Macquarie University, 7 Sep 2020, Macquarie University. 2 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned reportOpen AccessFile
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 proceeding › Chapter › peer-review