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
28 October 2021 Dr. Mironova participated in a roundtable Status of ISIS in Syria Today organized by Atlantic Council
23 September 2021 Dr. Mironova was quoted in the WOZ article “Wohin mit den Frauen des IS?”
5 September 2021 Dr. Mironova published an article “Revealed: life inside ‘global villages’ of Islamic State jihadis in Afghanistan” in Guardian
3 September 2021 Dr. Mironova took part in the France 24 talkshow on Afghanistan
3 August 2021 Dr. Mironova published at article Impunity for Repatriated Islamic State Members in Lawfare