Professional Activities

Co-Convener, BISA Critical Studies on Terrorism Working Group


Co-Director, The Cyberterrorism Project

2011 - Present

Committee member: Judging Panel for The Undergraduate Awards (International Relations and Politics)


Associate Fellow for SOMI: Securitisation of migrant integration, lessons from the US and UK


Shortlisted for AHRC/BBC Radio 3: New Generation Thinkers 


Runner Up. Swansea University Research Forum, Research as Art Competition. With the Cyberterrorism Project.


Certificate of Merit. Swansea University Research Forum, Research Community Award. With the Cyberterrorism Project.


Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award for co-authored book: Terrorism: A Critical Introduction


Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Politics, Goldsmiths, University of London


Peer reviewer for the following journals: Security Dialogue; Review of International Studies; European Journal of Internationa Relations; British Journal of Politics and International Relations; Millennium: Journal of International Studies; International Relations; Terrorism and Political Violence; Cooperation and Conflict; International Political Sociology; Administration & Society; Polity; Politics; Critical Studies on Terrorism; Contemporary Political Theory; Journal of War and Culture Studies; Ethnicities.

Peer reviewer for the following publishers: Oxford University Press; Cambridge University Press; Manchester University Press; Palgrave Macmillan; Pan-Macmillan; Routledge; Polity Press; Zed Books; Edward Elgar.

External examiner for PhD students at the University of New South Wales (Australia); the University of Otagao (New Zealand); and Royal Holloway, University of London (UK). 

Invted to provide endorsements for

  • Fisher, K. (2015) Security, Identity and British Counter-terrorism Policy (Basingstoke: Palgrave).
  • Roger, N. (2013) Image Warfare in the War on Terror (Basingstoke: Palgrave)
  • Young, J. & J. Kent (2013) International Relations Since 1945: A Global History (Oxford: Oxford University Press)

Conferences (co-)organised: 

  • Neoliberalism and/as Terror: Technologies, Politics and Vernacular Perspectives. The Annual Critical Terrorism Studies Conference, Nottingham Trent University (2014)
  • Critical Terrorism Studies: Practice, Limits and Experience. The Annual Critical Terrorism Studies Conference, Loughborough University (2013).
  • Security, Conflict and Justice. ESRC Doctoral Training Centre Wales Annual Workshop for Postgraduate Students, Swansea University (2013)
  • Cyberterrorism: A Multidisciplinary Conference, Birmingham (2013).
  • The UK Prevent Strategy, BISA Critical Terrorism Studies Working Group, King’s College London (2012).
  • Cyber-Terrorism: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Swansea University (2012).
  • New Media, Image War and the War on Terror, Swansea University (2011)
  • Anti-Terrorism, Citizenship and Security in the UK, Swansea University (2010)



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