If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Personal profile

Dr Anthony Richards is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and is a co-Director of the MSc in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies. He is also the School Director of PGT Education. He is lead editor for Jihadist Terror: New Threats, New Responses (Bloomsbury, 2019), is the author of Conceptualizing Terrorism which was published with Oxford University Press in 2015 and is the lead editor for the volume Terrorism and the Olympics: Major Event Security and Lessons for the Future (Routledge, 2011). He has published on a wide variety of other terrorist related themes including radicalisation and extremism, UK counter-terrorism, British public and Muslim attitudes towards both terrorism and counter-terrorism, homeland security, terrorism and sport, and terrorism in Northern Ireland. He is also the Editorial Director of ‘Combating Jihadist Terrorism and Extremism’ (www.cojit.org), an independent research project on terrorism and counter-terrorism in the UK.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions