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Politics and International Relations (PIR): People


Kitty Chou

Kitty Chou
Kitty Chou
Edinburgh UK EH8 9LD
Research Interests
Counterterrorism, Terrorism, Political violence, political psychology, Research Ethics, qualitative and mixed methods research projects using in-depth interviews


Dr. Andrew Neal and Dr. Lotte Buch-Segal

Research project

My doctoral thesis investigates the micro-level effects of terrorism on individuals' political worldviews, using the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing as a case study. 

Working title: "Terrorism and its impact on political worldviews: The case of the 2017 Manchester Arena Bombing" 


2016 MA (Hons) International Relations (University of Edinburgh)

  • Dissertation: "Individual Mobilisation into Armed Political Movements: The Case of Sinn Féin and the IRA, 1964-1998: A Political Psychology Perspective

2017 MLitt Terrorism and Political Violence (University of St. Andrews)

  • Dissertation: "Terrorism as Psychological Control in Totalitarian States: The Case of State Terrorism in Nazi Germany, 1933-1945


Autumn 2019: International Co-operation in Europe and Beyond (PLIT08006)

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