Our staff

Director and Deputy Directors

Associate Professor Pete Lentini (Director)

Founding Director; Coordinator for Research, Policy and Governance; Senior Lecturer in Politics

Neojihadism in Australia and globally; comparative extremisms and new religious movements; terrorism; political violence and post-conflict reconstruction in Russia and the North Caucasus.

Dr Luke Howie (Deputy Director)

Deputy Director; Lecturer, Behavioural Studies, Sociology and Gender Studies Behavioural responses to terrorism; victimisation; the media and terrorism; new media and terrorism; terrorism and businesses.

Dr Steven Zech (Deputy Director)

Deputy Director; Lecturer, Politics and International Relations. Political violence and terrorism, non-state actors, human rights, social identity, and network analysis.

Staff associated with GTReC

Professor Emeritus Gary D. Bouma

Former Acting Director; Sociology; UNESCO Chair in Interreligious and Intercultural Relations (Asia-Pacific); GTReC Director (October 2006-September 2007)

Dr Matteo Bonotti

Lecturer in Politics and International Relations

Dr Susan Carland

Lecturer in Australian Studies and Director, Arts Global Studies Program

Dr Constance Duncombe

Lecturer in Politics and International Relations

Dr Bill Flanik

Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations

Dr Zareh Ghazarian

Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations

Associate Professor Gerry Nagtzaam

Associate Professor in Law

Dr Andy Ruddock

Senior Lecturer in Film, Media and Journalism