Graham Macklin is an Assistant Professor/Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Research on Extremism (C-Rex), University of Oslo, Norway. He has long standing research interests in fascist and extreme right-wing politics in Britain, North America and Europe and is interested more broadly in the study of political violence and terrorism.
He completed his PhD at Sheffield University (2002) on the resurrection of British fascism after 1945, which formed the basis for his subsequent monograph “Very Deeply Dyed in Black”: Oswald Mosley and the resurrection of British fascism (2007).
He has published widely on the field of fascist, extreme right-wing, and anti-Muslim politics including British National Party: Contemporary Perspectives (2011), co-edited with with Professor Nigel Copsey. His most recent research has focused upon the interactive dynamics of extremist violence.
Macklin recently completed Failed Führers: A History of the British Extreme Right and is currently working on another project entitled Transnational Extreme Right Networks, co-edited with Professor Fabian Virchow (Dusseldorf).
Macklin is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (RHS) and a co-editor for Patterns of Prejudice. He also co-edits the ‘Fascism and the Far Right’ book series for Routledge.
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Introduction Academic research began to focus specifically on terrorism in the 1960s and 1970s, although it would take until the 9/11 attacks before the burgeoning field took on its current form and significantly increased output. From those early days in the mid-to-late twentieth century onwards, terrorism research has had a distinctly applied focus, with a […]
Introduction In Syria and Iraq, the general consensus is that Islamic State (IS) has been militarily defeated, but the terror group is now popping up elsewhere and breathing new life into its global caliphate. In an April 29 video, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi mentioned that pledges of allegiance from the Khorasan region had been […]
In Nigeria, current strategies for the rehabilitation and reintegration of violent extremist offenders—as exemplified by the government-initiated Operation Safe Corridor—have lacked the community support and assistance needed to ensure their success. Through a series of five workshops with traditional and religious leaders and government representatives, conducted across Bauchi and Abuja, as well as an intensive […]