Sagit Yehoshua was the Autumn 2009 Atkin Fellow at ICSR.
Sagit’s ICSR paper deals with the social psychology of non-radical individuals who are not involved in any violent or terrorist activities. To read her paper please click here.
Sagit holds a Bachelors degree in criminology and Middle East studies and a Masters degree in Applied Criminology from Bar Ilan University at Ramat-Gan, Israel. Sagit is also a PhD Candidate, at King’s College London, with her dissertation subject being Profiles of Leaders of Terrorist Groups. Sagit has focused her studies on the psychology of terrorism and the profiles of terrorist groups and leaders. The research has involved years of interviewing the leaders of major terrorist organisations in Israeli prisons. Sagit was a lecturer at Bar Ilan University in the Department of Criminology. She has both designed and taught a course on Profiling of Terrorism in the Diploma Program for Profiling and is a Research Fellow at Institute of Counter-Terrorism (I.C.T.), Inter-Disciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel.