Diana Dascalu

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M.A. in international security and terrorism (distinction), University of Nottingham; B.Sc. in psychology (first class, with honours), University of Birmingham


Diana Dascalu is an analyst in the Defence and Security group at RAND Europe. Her research interests include violent extremism, terrorism, insurgency, emerging threats and emerging technologies, as well as Russia-centric military and political topics.

Prior to joining RAND, she worked within NATO structures – at the NATO Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence, NATO Parliamentary Assembly, and NATO SHAPE. She holds an M.A. in International Security and Terrorism from the University of Nottingham.