Sarah Arieh-Parnell is a Research Assistant at the International Institute of Counter-Terrorism, Herzliya. She graduated with a Master of International Relations from Macquarie University in Sydney. Her thesis, awarded with distinction, focused on definitional issues in counter-terrorism law. She also holds a MA in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security from IDC, Herzliya and a BA in History and Politics from Griffith University.
Sarah has held a number of educational positions in Australia, developing and teaching programs in Politics, History and Legal Studies. During her work at the ICT she focuses on her primary interest areas: returning foreign fighters, citizenship law, and International Humanitarian Law.