Janka Lloyd is a Lecturer in International Relations, she specialises in matters related to international security, political violence and terrorism. Janka joined NTU in 2017. With previous experience of working in higher as well as secondary education, her role quickly expanded to include outreach, external engagement and employability support. Janka teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students. She also develops the Employability Learning Stream as well as the work-based learning provision across the Department of Social and Political Sciences (IR).
Janka’s research focuses on political violence and terrorism, international security and culinary diplomacy. She is particularly interested in cultural representations of issues related to international relations (such as conflict and terrorism) as well as public diplomacy and nation branding. Dr Lloyd’s current research focuses on female perpetrators of political violence, especially in the context of the so-called “lone wolf” terrorism. In her future work she is planning to look at the latest developments in the Russo-Chechen conflict.