Claudia is a Research Analyst in the Terrorism and Conflict research group at RUSI. Her research focuses on preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE) with a focus on far-right extremism.
Prior to joining the institute in 2018, she worked as a Research Assistant for the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime and interned with Chatham House, the Austrian Embassy in London, UNODC and the OSCE.
Claudia holds an MA (Distinction) in Conflict, Security and Development from King’s College London, where her dissertation examined the involvement of non-state armed groups in the Middle East in drug trafficking and the implications of this involvement for conflict resolution. She also holds an MSc in Countering Organised Crime and Terrorism from University College London (UCL), where her dissertation explored the role of masculinity in far-right extremism.
December 8th, 2021 | Season 2 | 29 mins 38 secs
extremism, history, populism, right-wing
Guests Jessica White and Claudia Wallner join Right Rising to discuss the unique role gender plays in policymaking and why gender is so essential when policymakers combat the far-right. Claudia and Jessica break down how "gender" in policymaking includes more than just women's participation and gender equality to consider multiple models of masculinity and femininity. What, we ask, is the unique role gender plays in right-wing extremism, and how do policymakers develop security solutions to address it?