Saimum Parvez is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA-IMPACT) postdoctoral fellow at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB), Belgium. Before joining the VUB, he was a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Political Science and Sociology, North South University, Bangladesh. He also taught as an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations, University of Chittagong (2010-2013). Dr Parvez received his Ph.D. (2021) from the University of Sydney and MA (2015) from the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University under the Fulbright scholarship program. His recent publications were published in several scholarly journals, such as Small Wars & Insurgencies (2022), Democratization (2021), Perspectives on Terrorism (2019), and Terrorism and Political Violence (2018). His research interests include the impacts of digital media on terrorism, South Asian migrants in Europe, and Bangladesh Politics.