BiographyAbbee is a consultant with a globally recognized expertise in the areas of hate, extremism and radicalization. She designs and implements CVE initiatives, (de)radicalization and disengagement programs. She has spent the past 16 years acting in the capacity of consultant to the Law Enforcement and Intelligence Community. Corb was recently made Fellow at the German Institute of Radicalisation and Deradicalisation Studies and sits on advisory boards of various organizations.
Abbee has a PhD in Criminology, a Masters in Terrorism and Intelligence Studies and bears the designations of CAS (Certified Anti-Terrorism Specialist) and CMAS (Certified Master Anti-Terrorism Specialist), and was named a Kentucky Colonel for her valuable contribution to the global Law Enforcement community. Having worked in the field of hate and extremism for over 20 years, she began her career dealing with internet based hatred and right wing extremists with the Simon Wiesenthal Centre.
She is a court-qualified expert on the topic of hate and extremism, specifically as it applies to the online environment. She has produced 3 award winning films dealing with hate crime, winning a Silver Screen award for "Where does Hate Begin?" She is a published author and editor of the International Handbook on Hatecrime (2014).
The Canadian media periodically calls upon Abbee, as do pro-active community based organizations, to consult on right wing extremism. In 2011 she was commissioned by Google Ideas to conduct a study and write a report on White Supremacy, Radicalization and the Internet.
Abbee has provided instruction and lectures to law enforcement and government agencies, such as the RCMP and FBI, around the world, and has also lectured at British Parliament in the UK, Cambridge University, has provided testimony at the Canadian Parliamentary Hearings on Anti-Semitism, and was a participant in the Global Forum and International Parliamentary Coalition to Combat Anti- Semitism.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Radicalisation, Deradicalisation, Extremism, Hate