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Luca Vellage



Luca is a researcher at the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague (ICCT). Prior to that, she obtained a BSc degree in International Relations and Organisations from Leiden University, in addition to completing a minor in Security Studies at Leiden University and Delft University of Technology. For two years of her studies, Luca served as a board member to the student association CIROS, which represents students of International Relations at Leiden University Campus The Hague. Moreover, she worked as a research assistant at the Centre for Public Values & Ethics (CPVE), in a database project on miscarriages of justice across Europe. Luca has a keen interest in topics related to risk management and the prevention of radicalisation and violent extremism, particularly right-wing extremism. Likewise, she has a strong affinity for data science and quantitative research methods. At ICCT, her work will center around assisting with research and acquisition projects, with a particular focus on quantitative data analysis.


Coleman, J., Dal Santo, E., Demuynck, M., Vellage, L. and Vermeersch, E. Dynamics of Support and Engagement: Understanding Malian Youths’ Attitudes towards Violent Extremism. Report, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, 24 February 2021.