Jamie BartlettCo-Founder of the Centre for Analysis of Social Media

    Jamie Bartlett is the co-founder and Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media, which is a collaboration between the think-tank Demos and the University of Sussex. The Centre combines automated data extraction and natural language processing with social science statistics, analysis and ethics. He specialises in how social media and modern communications and technology are changing political and social movements, with a special emphasis on terrorism and radical political movements. In 2017 Jamie published Radicals looking at fringe political movements around the world and in 2014 The Dark Net, a best-selling non-fiction book about internet subcultures. He also writes a weekly blog on technology for the Daily Telegraph. Prior to working for Demos, Jamie was a research associate at the international humanitarian agency Islamic Relief and conducted field research in Pakistan and Bangladesh. Jamie holds Masters degrees from the London School of Economics and the University of Oxford.