Samuel Hodgson is an analyst at Valens Global, where he focuses on white supremacist extremist organisations. In this role, he works on a series of projects for a US government client that involve granular, forward-looking analysis about a variety of violent non-state actors. In addition, Mr. Hodgson has worked on several other projects at Valens, including co-authoring an article addressing the causes of insurgent group fragmentation published in Studies in Conflict & Terrorism. Before joining Valens, Mr. Hodgson was a senior analyst with the project management office at Jenner & Block LLP. He holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Chicago.
Key ICCT Publications:
Gartenstein-Ross, D., Clarke, C. P. and Hodgson, S. Militia Violent Extremists in the United States: Understanding the Evolution of the Threat. Policy Brief, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 20 May 2022
Gartenstein-Ross, D., Clarke, C. and Hodgson, S. Bordering on Hate: The Strategic Implications of White Supremacist Extremist Travel between the United States and Canada. Perspective, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, 13 April 2021
The current research paper aims to address the distinction between different misogynist communities by employing a multi-layered analytical framework.
This Perspective will analyse the Wagner Group’s designation as a terrorist organisation in light of its connection to transnational organised crime.
This policy brief explores Malaysia’s approach in managing the returning fighters and their families in the post-IS phase.