Aden is a PhD student in the Department of Political Science at University of Toronto. Her major fields are International Relations and Comparative Politics. Her PhD research focuses on comparing the recruits and non-recruits within the far-right and Islamist organizations in Canada through a gendered lens. She is a recipient of the SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship, and is a Graduate Associate at University of Toronto Scarborough’s Centre for Critical Development Studies. She obtained her MA in Political Science from UBC, and her MA thesis was titled: “To drone or not to drone: A comparative analysis of the effectiveness of the US’s drone policy of targeted killing in the contexts of Pakistan and Yemen.” She also holds a BA in Political Science from UBC.