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Scott Nicholas Romaniuk

Dr Scott N Romaniuk is a Research Fellow at the Corvinus Centre for Contemporary Asia Studies within the Corvinus Institute for Advanced Studies at Corvinus University of Budapest. He was previously a Newton International Fellow of The British Academy, a Visiting Fellow at the International Centre for Policing and Security at the University of South Wales, and an Associate Professor in International Relations in the School of Diplomacy and International Affairs at Euclid University. He was a Non-Resident Fellow at the Taiwan Centre for Security Studies, a Non-Resident Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Studies of South & South-East Asian Societies at Kazi Nazrul University, and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Alberta’s China Institute. He holds a PhD in International Studies from the University of Trento, as well as an MRes in Political Research and an MA in Terrorism, Crime and Global Security. His research fields include International Relations (IR), geopolitics, and critical security studies, with a focus on Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific regions; science, technology and society (STS); terrorism and counter-terrorism, including violent religious extremism, cyber-terrorism, de-radicalisation, anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT); and hawala and money transfer operators (MTOs). He is the author and editor of, among others, Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing through Hawala Money Transfer Operators (Springer, 2024); the Handbook of Terrorist and Insurgent Groups: A Global Survey of Threats, Tactics, and Characteristics (CRC Press, 2024); Countering Terrorist and Criminal Financing: Theory and Practice (CRC Press, 2023); The Handbook of Homeland Security (CRC Press, 2023); Under Siege: Counterterrorism and Civil Society in Hungary (Lexington Books, 2022); and Counter-terrorism and Civil Society: Post-9/11 Progress and Challenges (Manchester University Press, 2021).

Email: scott.romaniuk [at] / ORCID: 0000-0001-5081-2515