University of Nottingham
Dr Natalie James holds a PhD in Politics from the University of Leeds, a Masters of Science in Politics and Research Methods and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Politics, both from the University of Sheffield. Her doctoral thesis examined the conceptualisation of threat through the implementation of Prevent Duty within Greater Manchester’s Further Education sector. Natalie is currently Assistant Professor of International Relations within the School of Politics and International Relations; she is also Head of the Counter-Extremism Research Unit at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right. Her previous posts were as Guest Lecturer at the University of Salford, Module Leader at the University of Sheffield and as Module Tutor at the University of Leeds and the University of Sussex, where she taught a broad range of modules including Terrorism, Security Studies, International Relations, Power, Conflict, Oppression, British politics and Far-Right Political Parties in Europe. She has a range of publications including journal articles, book chapters, book reviews and media posts and is currently working on a monograph and a number of peer-reviewed journal articles.