Emma Webb

Research Fellow, Centre on Radicalisation and Terrorism

Emma Webb is a Research Fellow in the Centre on Radicalisation and Terrorism.

Emma Webb is a Research Fellow in the Centre on Radicalisation and Terrorism.

Emma specialises in violent and non-violent Islamist networks in Europe and counter-extremism policy. Her research has focused on counter-extremism in education, in universities and schools in the UK, and extremist abuse of the charitable sector. She has widely advised the public sector.

Emma has spoken on international broadcast media on issues relating to the threat level facing the UK, recent terror attacks in Europe and radicalisation. She has written for the Spectator, the Times, the Independent and the Telegraph.

Before joining the Henry Jackson Society, Emma was an associate researcher and co-director of Children’s Charter, focusing on safeguarding in education.

She holds a BA in Theological and Religious Studies from Trinity College, Cambridge and an MA (Distinction) from Kings College London.

@Emma_A_Webb

Media Experience
BBC
Sky
LBC
Published in The Times, Spectator, Independent and Telegraph

Expertise
Islamist extremist networks
Islamic State and al-Qaeda networks in Europe
Domestic and European counter-extremism policy
Domestic funding of extremism and extremist abuse of the charitable sector
Counter-extremism policy and Prevent in education (HE/FE and schools)
Free speech and counter-extremism
Religious law in Europe and women’s rights

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