Dr Rob Faure Walker is a Researcher at SOAS and ESRC Fellow at UCL. His gained his PhD in Critical Realism and Critical Discourse Analysis at UCL (2016-2019). His thesis involved an investigation into the discursive conditions that have enabled UK counter-terrorism strategy to focus on ‘radicalisation’ and ‘extremism’, and a theorisation of the impact of this focus. He also holds an MA in Curriculum Design, Pedagogy and Assessment from the Institute of Education (2013-2015).
Dr Faure Walker has published in journals internationally, including the Journal of Critical Realism and the Journal of Beliefs and Values (2017-19). He is the current Editor of The Prevent Digest. He is a frequent contributor to national and international news and media. He has been a guest on BBC Radio 4 and is often approached by journalists for comment on counter-terrorism and is quoted in the national press, including The Guardian and The Financial Times. He has taken part in live TV and Radio debates, including for LBC, RTUK and TRT and his comments have been syndicated to 300+ regional news networks. He has contributed to Rights Watch UK and Open Society’s seminal reports on Prevent. He is an educational advisor for The Abram Wilson Foundation.
In April 2021 Faure Walker was featured in the publication TINA – There Is No Alternative, co-published by The Showroom and Chateau International