Barbara Manthe is a historian and an expert on the history of radical-right terrorism and violence in Germany since 1945. She is a senior fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR) and a principal investigator at the University of Applied Sciences in Düsseldorf, Germany, where she examines right-wing terrorism in the FRG between 1970 and 1990. For more than 10 years, Manthe has written, taught and conducted research on the radical right, as well as applied her expertise as a research officer in parliament and in the field of political education.