This article first appeared in the LexisNexis Rule of Law Digest in December 2019 (Volume 8, Issue 2).
About The Author
Nicole is an internationally recognised and trusted authority on navigating national security, crisis and emergency management challenges in an environment of converged threat and risk. Nicole is highly regarded for her work in distilling how terrorist organisations use inauthentic influence operations in violent extremism and radicalisation, Nicole is a regular instructor for and speaker to NATO. Nicole is a Doctoral Candidate at the University of Southern Queensland, where she is researching the path to jihad. Her thesis ‘The Jihadi Nudge’ is a multidisciplinary body of work that investigates how terrorist organisations use behavioural economics models of choice architecture (or decision science) to influence individuals toward radicalisation and recruitment. Nicole is an Adjunct Lecturer at Charles Sturt University in the School of National Security and Terrorism.