• Newsletter

Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens – Head of Research and Information

Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens is a PhD candidate at King’s College, London and Head of Research and Information at ICSR. He is also an investigator for the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) at the University of Maryland. His main area of study is the growth and success of English speaking Salafi-jihadist ideologues in the West, and the far-right in Europe.

Prior to joining ICSR, Hitchens worked as a Fellow at Policy Exchange and the Centre for Social Cohesion, where he focused on radicalisation, ‘homegrown’ extremism and the far-right.

He has contributed to various online and printed publications including, the Daily Telegraph, the Independent, the Wall Street JournalForeign Policy, Foreign Affairs, Lebanon’s Daily Star, CTC Sentinel,Standpoint and NOWLebanon. His work has also been cited in the Weekly StandardObserverDaily Express, and by the BBC.

He can be contacted vial email at alexander.hitchens@icsr.info.

Select Publications