The Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice
Dr Julie Norman is an expert on conflict, security, human rights and development in the Middle East and Africa.
Dr Norman’s research interests include Middle East politics, violent extremism, non-violent and violent resistance movements, and the experiences of ex-combatants, refugees, political prisoners, and youth in protracted conflicts. Her work has taken her all over the Middle East, including Israel-Palestine, Iraq, and Lebanon, and her current research includes comparative work with areas in the Middle East, Northern Ireland, and sub-Saharan Africa.
Dr Norman is the author of The Second Palestinian Intifada: Civil Resistance (Routledge 2010), and the co-editor (with Maia Carter Hallward) of Nonviolent Resistance in the Second Intifada: Activism and Advocacy (Palgrave 2011) and Understanding Nonviolence (Polity 2015).
conflict, security, human rights and development in the Middle East and Africa
Dr Norman has extensive experience with print, online and broadcast media.
'It's about isolating Iran', France 24, 13/02/2019
Youth Radicalization is on the rise, here’s what we know about why, Washington Post 28/08/2017
Netanyahu Hated The Iran Deal. Now He’s Taking Credit For It, Huffington Post 01/19/2016
Saudi Arabia: It’s time the kingdom changed its policy towards refugees, Descrier 23/09/2015
Why the Sinai Peninsula is So Dangerous—and Why the Rest of Us Should Care, Newsweek, 13/03/2019
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