Doctoral candidate in World History at Northeastern University.
Specialist Research Areas:
Global White Nationalism; Gender and the Far-Right; Far-Right Paramilitarism
Simon Purdue is a PhD candidate in World History at Northeastern University in Boston, USA. His research focuses on the construction of gender on the far-right and the role of women in extreme-right paramilitaries in the USA, UK, and South Africa. He also specialises in the interconnected and global nature of far-right politics and culture, framing white supremacy as a world-historical issue. Simon has previously worked on policing and racism in the United States.