Simon Purdue





Doctoral candidate in World History, 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. 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.