Chiara De Cuia

Chiara De Cuia is a graduate of Georgetown University’s Security Studies Master’s Program. Her interests include, but not limited to, terrorism and counterterrorism, sub-state violence, the MENA region and sub-Saharan Africa. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in 2015 at LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome, Italy, where she is from, and wrote and her thesis on Islamic State’s use of Social Media. Her professional experiences include internships at the International Institute for Counterterrorism in Israel, where she published her research on the link between ungoverned territories and terrorism, using Boko Haram in Nigeria as case study, the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Germany, and the Modern War Institute at West Point.