Non-Resident Fellow in Religion and Politics
PhD Political Science
Dr. Magnus Norell is an Adjunct Scholar at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy in Washington DC as well as Senior Fellow at the European Foundation for Democracy in Brussels. He was formerly a senior analyst at the Swedish Defence Research Agency. His research focuses mainly on religiously motivated terrorism, political violence and the tension between religion and politics. Dr Norell has a PhD in Political Science and Peace & Conflict Research from the University of Stockholm. His latest book Return of the Caliphate: Reasons and Consequences (2017).