Dr Nico Prucha

Chief Content Curator at Human Cognition.


Dr Nico Prucha is Chief Content Curator at Human Cognition. He is a fluent Arabic speaking specialist in Jihadist theology and strategy. His work has covered the use of the internet by Jihadist groups from the mid-2000s to the present and documented shifts in strategy from Forum to Twitter to Telegram. Main aspects of his research cover the relationship of textual and audio-visual content of jihadist activity online, specifically focusing on the extremist definition of applying theology. Another major focus is the understanding and analysis of the social media strategies used by groups such as the Islamic State in theory and practice. His blog is available at www.onlinejihad.net.

Dr Nico Prucha

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