Serdar San is a PhD candidate in criminology at the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies of the University of Toronto and a lecturer at the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Lakehead University, Canada. Before his academic career, he worked in different units of the Turkish National Police mainly on public safety and international police co-operation issues until 2016. He has published articles in Policing and Society, Digest of Middle East Studies, and Global Public Health and co-authored a chapter in From Territorial Defeat to Global ISIS: Lessons Learned (2021). His research interests include policing of terrorism, countering violent extremism (CVE) policy and practice, policing following political transitions, democratic policing, authoritarianism and Turkish politics. Serdar is also a Scholar-at-Risk fellow at the Massey College in the University of Toronto. His Twitter profile name is @SerdarSan20.
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