I am Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice at University of East London. At UEL, where I a member of the Terrorism and Extremism Research Centre (TERC), Centre for Human Rights in Conflict (CHRC) and Centre for Migration, Refugees and Belonging (CMRB). Prior to UEL, I taught at Abertay University, the University of Sussex and the University of Brighton. My research is on right-wing extremism and terrorism, hate groups and hate crime, and racism, antisemitism and Islamophobia. I am co-editor of Discourses and Practices of Terrorism: Interrogating Terror (Routledge, Critical Terrorism Studies, 2010), New Challenges for the EU Internal Security Strategy (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013) and Reflexivity in Criminological Research Experiences with the Powerful and the Powerless (Palgrave, 2014). I have also contributed to Religion and Violence: An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict (M.E.Sharpe, 2010), Encyclopedia of American Street Crime (Sage, 2013) and several edited collections including Extremism in America (University Press Florida, 2014). I am currently part of the ESRC project Racism and Political Mobilisation and London Scholars project Step Up To Stop Hate. I am also currently co-editing the books: Historical Perspectives on Organised Crime and Terrorism (Routledge, forthcoming) and Researching the Far Right: Theory, Method, Practice (Routledge, forthcoming), and the Manchester University Press Series Racism, Resistance and Social Change (with Satnam Virdee and John Solomos).I am also a Trustee of the British Sociological Association (BSA) and on the editorial board of the journal Sociological Research Online. I have been interviewed by the BBC, CBC, LBC, The Times, The Telegraph, Gara, Dundee Courier and Vice.
My latest publication is:
Aurelien Mondon and Aaron Winter. 2017. ‘Articulations of Islamophobia: From the Extreme to the Mainstream?’. Ethnic and Racial Studies Review, V. 40, #13.
Discourses and Practices of Terrorism: Interrogating Terror
New Challenges for the EU Internal Security Strategy
Reflexivity in Criminological Research Experiences with the Powerful and the Powerless
I am also a Trustee of the British Sociological Association (BSA), co-convener of the BSA Race and Ethnicity Study Group, coordinator of the Race, Ethnicity and Migration Stream for the BSA Annual Conference and on the editorial board of the journal Sociological Research Online.
All opinions and arguments are my own.