Devorah Margolin, Ph.D. Candidate

King's College London

Country: United Kingdom (England)

About Me:

Devorah Margolin is a PhD Candidate in the Department of War Studies, King’s College London. She is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Policy Studies and a Senior Research Analyst at Combating Jihadist Terrorism in the UK (CoJit-UK). Her PhD focuses on the role of women in Islamist terrorist organisations. Devorah is the author of ‘A Palestinian Woman’s Place in Terrorism: Organized Perpetrators or Individual Actors?’ And co-author of ‘The Mujahidat Dilemma: Female Combatants and the Islamic State’.

Prior to joining King’s College London, Devorah was a Researcher at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), and served as the ICT Internship Coordinator, overseeing research projects of both students from the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, as well as from abroad. Additionally, she was an Associate Editor on the ICT Working Paper Series editorial board and then a Senior Editor of Strife Journal in the Department of War Studies, King’s College London.

Research Interests

Political Violence


Gender and Politics

Specific Areas of Interest

Gender And Terrorism

Islamist Movements

Countering Violent Extremism

Non-State Governance

Countries of Interest





United Kingdom