Battlefields, war-zones, and lecture theaters

Dr. Vera Mironova is a Russian-American academic, scholar, award-winning writer, producer, speaker, research fellow and policy consultant specializing in armed conflict.
She is often referred to as ‘The Frontline Scholar’ due to her experiences embedded with the Iraq Special Operations Forces (ISOF) as they recaptured the Iraqi city of Mosul from ISIS in 2016-2017, documented in her 2019 book From Freedom Fighters to Jihadists: Human Resources of Non State Armed Groups (Oxford University Press) | READ MORE

Latest News

9 February 2022 Dr. Mironova took part in European Consortium for Political Research conference

31 January 2022 Dr. Mironova published an article “Revealed: how fake passports allow IS members to enter Europe and US” in Guardian

26 January 2022 Dr. Mironova took part in BBC World New Program

24 January 2022 Dr. Mironova was quoted in Aljazeera article “Syria prison attack shows ISIL ‘absolutely’ growing stronger”

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#Russian invasion destroyed homes of thousands of people who now have nowhere to return to even after the war. Serious foreign aid is needed to restore destroyed houses and infrastructure. #Ukraine #UkraineWar

People (and their pets) still live in the subway in #Kharkiv. Although it is relatively safe outside now many of them lost their homes and have nowhere to go. #Ukraine #UkraineWar

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