A Woman’s Place: U.S. Counterterrorism Since 9/11

  • Monday, February 10
  • 7 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Museum Auditorium
In this close-up view, author Joana Cook gestures with both hands as she speaks with moderator Clifford Chanin onstage at the Museum Auditorium. Chanin is in the foreground and out of focus. A wall behind the two of them is lit blue.
Photo by Monika Graff

Joana Cook is a senior research fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation at King’s College London. Her new book, A Woman's Place: U.S. Counterterrorism Since 9/11, explores the significant role of women in key U.S. national security agencies. Cook also considers how women in al-Qaeda and ISIS have influenced the evolution of these terrorist movements.

Photos

  • In this view from the audience, author Joana Cook gestures with both hands as she speaks with moderator Clifford Chanin. The silhouetted heads of audience members are in the foreground as the two interact onstage. Chanin is holding a clipboard as he looks at Cook. The 9/11 Memorial & Museum logo is projected on a blue-lit wall behind them.
  • In this view from the audience, author Joana Cook can be seen speaking onstage as she sits in a chair with her legs crossed. She is holding both of her hands out as she explains something. The silhouetted heads of several audience members are in the foreground. The wall behind Cook is lit blue from the stage lights.
  • Author Joana Cook speaks with moderator Clifford Chanin onstage at the Museum Auditorium during a public program. The two of them can be seen sitting on stage together in this view from the audience. Cook is holding her hands up as she speaks with Chanin, who is holding a clipboard with both hands. The silhouetted heads of several audience members are in the foreground.
Photos by Monika Graff

Videos

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FULL PROGRAM
HIGHLIGHT CLIP

Other Resources

  • Transcript
  • Blog Post: "Q&A with Joana Cook, Author of A Woman's Place: U.S. Counterterrorism Since 9/11"
  • Blog Post: Counterterrorism Scholar Explains Essential Role of Women in Political Violence

Through the second annual 9/11 Memorial & Museum Summit on Security, presented by Fiserv, public programs in 2020 are made possible by the Anheuser-Busch Foundation, Craig Newmark, founder, craigslist & Craig Newmark Philanthropies, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Lockheed Martin Corporation, SOS Security, and Verizon.