Brian Phillips (University of Pittsburg PhD, 2012) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Government at the University of Essex and an Affiliated Professor of international studies at the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics in Mexico City. His research focuses mostly on organizational dynamics of terrorism, civil conflict, and transnational organized crime. He is currently working on a START-funded project to evaluate how economic sanctions like the U.S. Foreign Terrorist Organization list affect terrorist groups. You can find him on Twitter @brian_jphillips.
Posts by Brian Phillips
- How Do Governments Decide Which Groups Are “Terrorist Organizations”? February 7, 2022.
- Looking Back at 9/11, September 9, 2021.
- To Understand Political Violence in the US: Think Movements, Not Groups, June 22, 2020.
- US Designates White Supremacist Group A Terrorist Organization, April 9, 2020.
- Terror In London, February 27, 2020.
- An Amnesty Deal for Mexico’s Drug Cartels? December 11, 2017.
- Did Banning Assault Weapons Affect Mass Shootings? November 7, 2017.
- Should We Be Surprised by the Rise in Hate Crimes? November 16, 2016.
- The Charleston Manifesto in Context, June 24, 2015.
- When Militant Groups Attack (Each Other), May 18, 2015.
- Is the Taliban a Terrorist Group? February 4, 2015.
- How Can ISIS Be Degraded or Destroyed, September 30, 2014.
- Vigilantes in Mexico: Borderline Political Violence? January 14, 2014.