Lecturer, University College London
Sandy is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) and the Postgraduate Tutor at University College London, Department of Security and Crime Science. Their current research examines questions that pertain to the interplay between technology and hate (crime or speech), extremism, as well as radicalisation. They take an interdiciplinary approach and work in the borderlands of communication science, social psychology, and terrorism studies. They are also passionate about meta-research, improving research methods and analyses procedures in terrorism studies. In the past, they have studied risk factors of radicalisation more broadly, computer-mediated intergroup contact, and online collective action.