Emily Dyer recently co-authored Al-Qaeda in the United States: A Complete Analysis of Terrorism Offenses and is currently researching women’s rights in Egypt. She joined the Henry Jackson Society as a researcher in January 2012. Emily previously worked as a Higher Executive Officer for the Preventing Extremism Unit at the Department for Education, where she wrote several papers on extremism within educational settings. Beforehand she was based at the Policy Exchange think tank. Emily has written for publications including The Observer, The Telegraph, City AM, The Atlantic, CTC Sentinel and Standpoint Magazine, largely on terrorism, North Korea and women’s rights in the Middle East. Emily studied International Relations from the University of Birmingham, where she produced a First class dissertation on Islamic feminism in Iran, and has travelled widely within Syria.