Dr. Nicole Matejic has published widely on national security challenges such as radicalisation, preventing and countering violent extremism, behavioural economics, information warfare, influence operations, crisis communications, misinformation and disinformation.

Forthcoming Books:

2024 - The Hate Economy: The Lies People Sell that Lead to Violence

2024 - [Working title based on my doctoral thesis] The Jihadi Nudge: Using Behavioural Economics to Understand How People Influenced Towards Violent Extremes by Al-Qaeda and ISIS.

2025 - They Called Him Barney. A Memoir.

Forthcoming Papers:

'Rethinking building Digital Resilience to Radicalisation: Reducing a Person's Susceptibility to Influence through Dissuasion.' South East Asian Regional Centre for Counter Terrorism (SEARCCT) Conference Paper.

'The Radicalisation Spectrum: How an Individual's Susceptibility to Influence - not Ideology - Incubates Radicalisation Towards Violent Extremism.'

'The Radicalisation Cascade: Using Behavioural Economics as a Framework to Understand How People are Influenced Towards and Away from Violent Extremes.'

A selection of Dr. Nicole Matejic's Publications include:

Dr. Nicole Matejic
Adjunct Lecturer, Charles Sturt University School of Terrorism and National Security - Cited by 29 - Behavioural Economics - Radicalisation - Information Disorder - Terrorism - National Security
2040 An information Odissey, Nicole Matejic | Innovation Hub
2040 An information Odissey, Nicole Matejic. 2040: An Information Odissey Nicole Matejic
NATO Review - Content Wars: Daesh’s sophisticated use of communications
Australian civil-military think tank Info Ops HQ recently published its 18 month (ongoing) investigation into Australian Foreign Fighters and Domestic Actors. This open-source intelligence investigation found that so-called Islamic State (or Daesh, al-Dawla al-Islamiyya fil Iraq wa al-Sham) run a so…
Citizen decision-making in a contested information environment – The National Security Futures Hub
We don’t have a fake news problem, we have a reality problem
Behavioural economist, Nicole Matejic examines what happens when reality starts to feel like bizarro-world.
Apocalypse Near? How Accelerationists are Exploiting COVID-19 | Security Solutions Media
The Crime-Terror Nexus | Security Solutions Media
The Crisis Economy | Security Solutions Media