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Nadia Hai

PhD Candidate

Nadia Hai is a PhD student in Communication. Her current research area of interest is how insurgent groups like al Qaeda and ISIS promote their cause to Western audiences through their online English-language texts. She completed both a Bachelor of Arts in Law and Society and Masters’ degree in Culture and Society at the University of Calgary. Her Master’s thesis, The Rhetoric of Terrorism: A Rhetorical analysis of Inspire Magazine examined how Al Qaeda promoted their cause to Western audiences through their English-language magazine, Inspire.

Interests: Insurgent Groups, Recruitment, ISIS, Online Media