Hannah Stuart is a Fellow at HJS and has authored reports on extremism, terrorism and jihadist ideology as well as religious law and the role of religion in the public sphere. Hannah has a strong research record and her work has informed UK government policy. She gave testimony to the UK Home Affairs Select Committee on radicalisation.
Hannah has written analysis for the Wall Street Journal, The Times, Foreign Policy, Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, and the Guardian, among others and regularly appears on major TV news networks. Hannah has an MA in International Studies and Diplomacy (with Distinction) from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and a BA in English Literature from the University of Bristol.
Media Experience: BBC News, Newsnight, ITV, Sky News, Al Jazeera, Voice of America as well as numerous radio appearances.
Expertise: Islamism-inspired terrorism; counter-radicalisation strategies; jihadist ideology; university extremism; Hizb ut-Tahrir; honour-based violence; religious law; role of religion in the public space
Current Project: Hannah is currently working on an updated edition of Islamist Terrorism: The British Connections, focusing on Islamism-inspired offences and attacks in the UK from 1999 to present.