Anna Kruglova is Lecturer of Terrorism Studies at the School of Arts and Media at the University of Salford. Anna is also an author of the book Terrorist Propaganda, Recruitment and Branding: Selling Terror Online. Anna has a PhD in International studies from Queen’s University Belfast. She also holds an MA in International Conflict Studies from King’s College London and MSc in Security Studies from UCL.
Her research interests are focusing on terrorist propaganda, and she is particularly interested in exploring the role of Internet, media, and social media in the recruitment process and radicalisation. Currently, Anna’s interests also expanded to the far right (especially in Russia and post-Soviet space) and the role of disinformation and misinformation in international relations.