Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens

King's College, London


Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens is a PhD candidate at King’s College, London and a Research Fellow at the university’s International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR). His main area of study is the growth and success of English speaking Salafi-jihadist ideologues in the West. Prior to joining ICSR, Alexander worked as a Fellow at Policy Exchange and the Centre for Social Cohesion, where he focused on radicalisation, ‘homegrown’ extremism and the far-right. He has contributed to various online and printed publications including The Daily Telegraph, the Independent, Foreign Policy, Lebanon’s Daily Star, Standpoint and NOWLebanon. His work has also been cited in the Weekly Standard, Observer, Daily Express, and by the BBC. (This bio is current to when the participant joined FDD’s National Security Network.)

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