Research Assistant and PhD Candidate, Griffith University
Shane is a graduate of Macquarie and Griffith University who is interested in terrorism, international security and humanitarian related issues.
Shane has a Bachelor of Arts in Security, Terrorism, and Counter Terrorism studies. A Masters of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism and a Graduate Diploma in Criminological Research Studies.
Shane is currently pursuing a PhD at Griffith University looking at global counter-radicalisation and deradicalisation policies.
There are some striking similarities between cults and terror groups. An all-encompassing ideology can, when exhibited by a group or individual, have destructive effects on society. And when a cult or terror group...