Lorand Bodo

Lorand Bodo has a first class Master’s degree from Aston University in Governance and International Politics. He is currently finishing the second half of the double master’s program at the University of Bamberg, where he is specializing in complexity science with the purpose of combining it with terrorism and security studies. In September 2016, Lorand will begin his 4 year integrated PhD at the University College London Security Science Doctoral Research Training Centre, where he will, in particular, focus on counter-radicalization.

Outside of his University studies, Lorand is the Senior Editor of POLITIKON, which is one of the world-leading academic journals for political science students. Furthermore, he is the Chair of the Conflict and Security Studies Student Research Committee at the International Association for Political Science Students, where he conducts research with his colleagues on security and conflict related issues.

In order to develop effective counter-narratives, it is first necessary to conduct proper research that will lay the groundwork for any counter-narrative campaign.