Together with her Swansea post (0.2FTE), Dr. Maura Conway holds a Professorship in International Security in the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University (DCU) in Dublin, Ireland. She is the founding Coordinator of the VOX-Pol research network (voxpol.eu).
Prof. Conway’s principal research interests are in the intersections of terrorism and the Internet, including cyberterrorism, the functioning and effectiveness of violent political extremist online content, and violent online radicalisation. She is the author of over 40 articles and chapters in her specialist area(s). Her research has appeared in, amongst others, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, Media, War & Conflict, Parliamentary Affairs, and Social Science Computer Review.
Prof. Conway has presented her findings before the United Nations in New York, the Commission of the European Union in Brussels, the UK House of Lords, and elsewhere. She is a member of the Academic Advisory Board of Europol’s Counter-terrorism Centre and a member of the Editorial Board of Terrorism and Political Violence.