Jacob Davey

Jacob Davey is a policy and practitioner fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical right and research manager at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), a global counter-extremism organization dedicated to powering new generations against hate and extremism. Jacob co-leads ISD’s research into the extreme right, specializing in the role of communications technologies in intercommunal conflict, the use of internet culture in information operations, and the extreme right globally. In addition, Jacob leads on a range of projects focusing on piloting new approaches to disrupting and pushing back against extremist messaging online in partnership with civil society and tech-industry clients. He regularly provides commentary on counter-extremism issues and has provided expert advice to national and local policymakers on issues including the communication tactics of extremist groups, extreme right activism and the delivery of online counter-extremism initiatives. Jacob holds a master’s degree from UCL where his research focussed on the role of heritage destruction in Islamic State propaganda.


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