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Sarah Teich is a Canadian attorney and advisor for the Canadian Coalition Against Terror (CCAT) in Toronto, Canada. She holds a Juris Doctor degree, an M.A. (magna cum laude) in Counter- Terrorism and Homeland Security (IDC) and undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Sociology.

Formerly, Sarah held research positions relating to counter-terrorism law and policy at the Munk School of Global Affairs (Toronto), and at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) (Israel). She has led a Canadian National Security Working Group delivering policy submissions to the Parliament of Canada. Sarah has also worked on classified projects for the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague.

Teich’s publications include: Trends and Developments in Lone Wolf Terrorism in the Western World (2013), Islamic Radicalization in Belgium (2016), and Radicalization in Theory and in Practice (Forthcoming – U of Michigan Press). Current research includes returning foreign fighters, the nexus between terrorism and organized crime, and international courts and tribunals. Sarah can be reached at

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