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Interview with Nicole Grove

Nicole Grove, Ph.D. is an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii Manoa. In this interview with Think Tech Hawaii, Grove discusses her article entitled “Weapons of mass participation: Social Media, violence entrepreneurs, and the politics of crowdfunding for war”.  She explores a new generation of non-state combatants fighting in Syria and Iraq. Known as “violence entrepreneurs”, they are characterized by their use of crowdfunding and social media.