Dr Paul Stott

Head of Security and Extremism


Dr Paul Stott joined Policy Exchange in August 2021, where he is Head of Security and Extremism. An experienced academic, he received his PhD in 2015 from the University of East Anglia, for research entitled ‘British Jihadism: The Detail and the Denial.” A prominent writer and commentator on terrorism, Islamism and the political fringe, his publications include “Iranian Influence networks in the UK: Audit and Analysis” (2021) and an examination of the 1999 London nail bombings “The White Wolves: The Terrorist Manifesto that wasn’t?” (2019).

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