Dr Daniela Richterova is a Lecturer in Intelligence Studies at Brunel University London. Her research focuses on intelligence alliances between state and violent non-state actors and counterterrorism intelligence from the Cold War up to the present. Dr Richterova has presented her research at Harvard University, Columbia University, the University of Cambridge, and the SGI – the British Study Group in Intelligence. Most recently, she has published in The International Historical Review and in West European Politics. Dr Richterova completed her PhD under the supervision of Professor Richard J. Aldrich and Professor Mark Harrison at the Politics and International Studies Department, University of Warwick. Funded by the Chancellor’s Scholarship, her doctoral thesis interrogated the security and intelligence relationship between communist Czechoslovakia and violent Middle Eastern non-state actors. Dr Richterova is a member of the SGI’s Steering Committee and teaches on the Cambridge Security Initiative’s specialist course in International Security and Intelligence (ISI). She earned her graduate degree in War Studies at King´s College London and completed her undergraduate studies in Politics and International Relations at Comenius University in Bratislava and NYU in New York. Prior to pursuing her PhD, Dr Richterova worked as a researcher at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Brussels and was in charge of the programme of GLOBSEC – The Bratislava Global Security Forum – an annual high-level conference on international security policy.
Newest selected publications
Richterova, D. (2018) 'Terrorists and Revolutionaries: the Achilles Heel of Communist Surveillance'. Surveillance and Society, 16 (3). pp. 277 - 297. ISSN: 1477-7487 Open Access Link
Aldrich, RJ. and Richterova, D. (2018) 'Ambient accountability: intelligence services in Europe and the decline of state secrecy'. West European Politics, 41 (4). pp. 1003 - 1024. ISSN: 0140-2382 Open Access Link
Richterova, D. (2017) 'The anxious host: Czechoslovakia and Carlos the Jackal 1978-1986'. International History Review, 40 (1). pp. 108 - 132. ISSN: 0707-5332 Open Access Link