Yannick Veilleux-Lepage is an assistant professor at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs at Leiden University. He is also a senior fellow of the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right, an associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a senior research associate at the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society. His research interests include the creation of online narratives and propaganda that fosters or normalizes terrorism; historical antecedents to terrorism; far-right extremism and the transnational links of far-right groups; ideological and technical diffusion; and the application of evolutionary theory to social sciences. Veilleux-Lepage holds a doctorate in international relations from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. He earned a master’s degree in international affairs from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs in Ontario, Canada, and a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies (Security Studies) from Carleton University.
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