Dr. Donald Holbrook is an Honorary Senior Research Associate at the Department of Security and Crime Science, University College London and an Associate Fellow at the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, The Hague. He is also director of Veritable Analytics, a research consultancy providing analysis for practitioners and policymakers.
He was previously a lecturer at the Department of Politics, Philosophy, and Religion at Lancaster University and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews.
He has published widely on topics relating to beliefs, ideas, and media in the context of terrorism and political violence, terrorist use of the internet and the terrorist information environment. He has also managed several applied research programs for government agencies and provided training for policymakers and counter-terrorism, law-enforcement and prison service professionals in a variety of different countries and organizations.