Author profile: Brigitte L. Nacos

Brigitte L. Nacos teaches at Columbia University, New York. Her fields of specialization are mass media, public opinion, and decision-making; terrorism and counterterrorism. Among her books related to terrorism and counterterrorism are: Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Threats and Responses in the Post-9/11 World; Mass-Mediated Terrorism: The Role of the Media in Terrorism and Counterterrorism, and Terrorism and the Media: From the Iran Hostage Crisis to the World Trade Center Bombing. She also writes a blog called reflectivepundit.

Young Western Women, Fandom, and ISIS

Brigitte L. Nacos • May 5 2015 • Articles

ISIS women act increasingly as internet recruiters and online jihadists as social media offer groups ample opportunities for the cultivation of para-social relationships.

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