Paul Jackson

university lecturer
Paul Jackson is a senior lecturer in history at the University of Northampton, specializing in the history and contemporary dynamics of the extreme right. Jackson has written on a wide range of topics related to the extreme right, and has engaged with diverse partners from outside university environments on this issue. His forthcoming book is a study of the neo-Nazi ideologue Colin Jordan. He blogs at

What Drives Extreme-Right Violence?

Aug 10, 2016

In an era where media reporting simplifies everything, we need to remember that threats of terrorism come from both Islamism and the extreme right. How seriously should we take the risk of violent extremism emanating from the extreme right? The UK has seen a notable rise in hate crimes since...

The Far Right in Britain: Challenging Complacency

Nov 02, 2012

While it is true that the far right does not have the same political presence in Britain compared toother countries in Europe, we should recognize far right policies are often radicalised forms of mainstream concerns and these need to be challenged.