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Personal profile


Leonie joined the Division of Criminology, Politics and Sociology in January 2017 as a Lecturer in International Politics. She has an MA in Conflict Studies and a PhD in Security Studies, both from the University of Wolverhampton.



Research Expertise and Interests

  • Islamophobia
  • Race and racialisation
  • Islamism
  • Far-right extremism
  • Political violence
  • Religion and conflict


Research Expertise and Interests

  • Islamophobia
  • Race and racialisation
  • Islamist extremism
  • Far-right extremism
  • Security
  • Conflict
  • Post 9/11 terrorism and counter-terrorism

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Research Output

  • Islamophobia in Britain: The Making of a Muslim Enemy

    Jackson, L., 15 Oct 2017, Palgrave Macmillan UK. 197 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
    Open Access
  • 18 Citations (Scopus)

    British Muslims and the discourses of dysfunction: community cohesion and counterterrorism in the West Midlands

    Kassimeris, G. & Jackson, L., Jun 2012, In : Critical Studies on Terrorism. 5, 2, p. 179-196 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 7 Citations (Scopus)


    • 3 Oral presentation
    • 1 Editorial work

    Exploring the everyday lived experiences of young Muslim women about the hijab: reflections from the inside

    Berenice Golding (Speaker), Leonie Jackson (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Nafhesa Ali (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
    23 Aug 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Critical Studies on Terrorism (Journal)

    Leonie Jackson (Reviewer)
    1 Jan 2019 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

    The Persistent Appeal of the EDL in the West Midlands

    Leonie Jackson (Speaker)
    1 Jun 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Terrorism and Radicalization in Europe: Recent Events, Current Trends and Future Challenges

    Leonie Jackson (Speaker)
    22 May 201723 May 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Press / Media

    UN and OIC urged to curb Islamophobia

    Leonie Jackson


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    The Turban Bus Dispute

    Leonie Jackson


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment