International Security & Foreign Policy

Why They Join: The Recruitment and Radicalization of Southeast Asian Jihadists

Grant Year: 2017

Julie Chernov Hwang will research and write a book that explores the potential of the spread of Islamist radicalism in Southeast Asia through an empirical assessment of extremist activism in Indonesia and Malaysia. She will conduct field work in Indonesia and Malaysia; collect and analyze primary source materials, including materials on Bahasa Indonesian websites; and undertake a survey of former and current members of Islamist extremist groups.

Goucher College International Security & Foreign Policy