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Charlie van Mieghem


Charlie obtained a master degree in Crisis and Security Management (MSc) at Leiden University, The Hague in 2021. She specialised in the Governance of Radicalism, Extremism and Terrorism. Prior to that, she has obtained a bachelor in International Relations and Organisations and a bachelor in Latin American Studies, both at Leiden University. Charlie’s main fields of interest include the prevention of radicalisation and countering violent extremism, in particular far-right extremism and Islamist extremism.

Charlie worked with ICCT as an intern and later as the Communciations Officer. She has worked on communications, events, the publication of The Handbook of Terrorism Prevention and Preparedness, (edited by prof. em. Alex P. Schmid), the podcast, and several research projects and publications. She is currently working as a policy-maker/account manager at the Dutch Zorg- en Veiligheidshuis in Rotterdam.

Key ICCT Publications: Leidig, E. and van Mieghem, C. The US National Strategy on Countering Domestic Terrorism as a model for the EU. Policy Brief, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 24 September 2021.