Gavin James is a researcher in the Co-Existence team at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. He works on the Global Extremism Monitor, tracking incidents of violent and nonviolent religious extremism around the world and researching its causes and drivers. Using this data, he tracks the actions and movements of different extremist groups and the efforts to counter them.
Before joining the Institute, Gavin gained research and analysis experience working in media monitoring. Gavin graduated from the University of Sussex with a degree in media and cultural studies.