Megan K. McBride, Ph.D.

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Megan K. McBride is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Naval War College and a research analyst specializing in terrorism with a DC-area non-profit research and analysis organization. Her areas of expertise include terrorism, radicalization, religious and ideological violence, and theory of religion, and her current research explores the relationship between, and discourse surrounding, religion and violence in contemporary terrorist movements.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Terrorism


Ph.D., Brown University, 2017, Religious Studies

M.A., Johns Hopkins University, 2010, Government

M.A., St. John’s College, 2004, Liberal Arts

B.A., Drew University, 2000, Psychology

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Humanities Class Visits Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Jan. 16, 2018
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Naval War College Kicks off Lecture Series

Jan. 10, 2018
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Current Strategy Forum: Technology, Innovation and Strategy

Jun. 12, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Blue Hair in Gray Zone

Jan. 10, 2018
War on the Rocks
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