Dr. Anne (Azza) Aly is Associate Professor at Curtin University, Perth, Australia, with a focus on radicalization, counter-terrorism, and countering violent extremism. Anne leads the Countering Online Violent Extremism Research (COVER) Program.
Anne is the author of four books, including Terrorism and Global Security: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan). She was appointed to the board of the Council for Australian Arab Relations in 2009 and is serving a second term on the board.
Anne is also the Founding Chair of People against Violent Extremism (PaVE) www.pave.net.au, a not for profit organization focused on empowering communities to challenge violent extremism. In 2011, Anne was inducted into the inaugural WA Women’s Hall of Fame for her contributions to national security and counter-terrorism.