James Hopkins is a research analyst at Veritable Analytics, a research consultancy providing analysis for practitioners and policymakers. He has previously worked in research for the universities of St Andrews and Lancaster. He has an MLitt (with distinction) in Terrorism Studies, and a First Class MA (Hons), from the University of St Andrews, and his work has appeared in the journals Critical Studies on Terrorism and Terrorism and Political Violence.
Key ICCT Publications:
Holbrook, D., Hopkins, J., and Barry C. J. Dusty Feet: The Postings of an ISIS Blogger. Research Paper, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 19 October 2022
This perspective critically examines some challenges posed to the rule of law and human rights by states’ use of data-driven learning-based artificial intelligence (AI) systems for identifying individuals presenting a threat to national security.