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Andreas Armborst

Dr. Andreas Armborst is a criminologist, Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Leeds, and associated member at the FFGI. His current research project is a study of long-term change of jihadist ideology between 2001 and 2016, particularly against the backdrop of the Arab revolutions and the split-off of the Islamic State from al-Quaeda. The project is based on his research at the Max Planck Institute and the University of Freiburg, where he took his PhD in Sociology in 2012. Prior to that, he studied International Criminology at the University of Hamburg, and Sociology at the University of Trier.

Research Areas
  • Islamist and jihadist ideology
  • Qualitative and quantitative methods in empirical social science research
  • Civil security research
  • Criminology

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