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Richard Jackson

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Richard Jackson is Professor of Peace Studies and Deputy Director at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago, New Zealand. He is also the founding editor and editor-in-chief of the journal, Critical Studies on Terrorism, and the author and editor of 9 books and more than 50 journal articles and book chapters on terrorism, political violence and conflict resolution. His most recent book is a popular novel entitled Confessions of a Terrorist (2014, Zed Books). His academic books include: Contemporary Debates on Terrorism (Routledge, 2012; co-edited with Samuel Justin Sinclair);Terrorism: A Critical Introduction (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2011; co-authored with Marie Breen Smyth, Jeroen Gunning and Lee Jarvis); Contemporary State Terrorism: Theory and Cases(Routledge, 2010; co-edited with Eamon Murphy and Scott Poynting); Critical Terrorism Studies: A New Research Agenda (Abingdon: Routledge, 2009; co-edited with Marie Breen Smyth and Jeroen Gunning); and Writing the War on Terrorism: Language, Politics and Counterterrorism (Manchester University Press, 2005).