James holds an MA (Hons) in International Relations, and an MLitt in Terrorism Studies, both awarded by the University of St Andrews. He has experience working in both social research and policy evaluation, and has also worked as a Research Assistant at Lancaster University.
James’ research focuses on the Government’s Prevent strategy, and the implementation of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act in Secondary Education. His research interests include countering violent extremism, radicalisation, and the relationship between government policy and counter-terrorism practice.
He is supervised by Professor Kim Knott and Dr Sarah Marsden (Lancaster).
Some communities have disproportionately more contact with the counter-terrorism system. Qualitative studies suggest that British Muslims and Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities...Read More »
Terrorism-related simulations have been used for a variety of purposes including testing and validating existing plans and procedures; evaluating performance; improving the capabilities and...Read More »