Dr Judith Jacob was a PhD candidate in the Department of International History at the London School of Economics (LSE). Her doctoral thesis traced the ideological developments of militant Islamist groups in post-colonial Indonesia. Prior to beginning her doctorate, Dr Jacob worked as the lead global terrorism analyst at the Risk Advisory Group in London. She continues to work as a private consultant and security analyst for several leading political and security risk firms.
Dr Judith Jacob was editor of the department's LSE International History blog from 2017 to 2019 and co-convenor of the HY509 International History Research Seminar in 2017-18.
From Kartosuwiryo to Sungkar: The evolving ideology of Indonesia’s Darul Islam movement, 1928-1993