Dr Luke Howie

  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Behavioural Studies, School of Social Sciences

    Deputy Director, Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC)

    Currently a Visiting Scholar in the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, University of California, Berkeley.


    Dr Howie is the author of three books:

    Howie, L. (2009), Terrorism, the Worker and the City: Simulations and Security in a Time of Terror, Surrey: Gower/Ashgate.

    Howie, L. (2011), Terror on the Screen: Witnesses and the Reanimation of 9/11 as Image-event, Popular Culture and Pornography, Washington, D.C., New Academia.

    Howie, L. (2012), Witnesses to Terror: Understanding the Meanings and Consequences of Terrorism, Hampshire: Palgrave.


    Dr Howie’s recent and forthcoming articles are:

    Howie, L. (online first), ‘Witnessing Terrorism’, Journal of Sociology (IF: 1.0, 5-year: 1.3), available at http://jos.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/09/25/1440783313500760.abstract.

    Campbell, P. and Howie, L. (online first), ‘Fractured Lives, Digital Selves: Writing the Self in Post-Invasion Iraq’, Journal of Sociology (IF: 1.0, 5-year: 1.3), available at http://jos.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/01/23/1440783313518246.abstract.

    Howie, L. and Campbell, P. (online first), ‘Fantasy Sports: Socialisation and Gender Relations’, Journal of Sport & Social Issues (IF: 1.3, 5-year: n/a), available at http://jss.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/05/07/0193723514533200.abstract.

    Howie, L. (in press), ‘Security Guards and Counter-Terrorism: Tourism and Gaps in Terrorism Prevention’, International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage.

    Howie, L. and Campbell, P. (in press – 2014), ‘The Social and Gender in Fantasy Sports Leagues’, in T. Oates and R. Brookey (eds.), Playing to Win: Sports, Video Games, and the Culture of Play, Bloomington, University of Indiana Press.

    Campbell, P. and Howie, L. (in press – 2014), ‘Contact Zones: Youthful Tales from the Frontlines of the War on Terror’, in P. Kelly and A. Kamp (eds.), A Critical Youth Studies for the 21st Century, Leiden: Brill.

    Howie, L. and Campbell, P. (2013), ‘Risk, Dread and the Crisis of Counter-Terrorism Security’, Rosa dos Ventos (IF: n/a, 5-year: n/a), available at http://www.ucs.br/etc/revistas/index.php/rosadosventos/article/viewArticle/2016.

    Howie, L. and Campbell, P. (2013), ‘Privileged Men and Masculinities: Gender and Fantasy Sports Leagues’, in B. Hutchins and D. Rowe (eds.), Digital Media Sport: Technology and Power in the Network Society, New York: Routledge, pp. 235-248.




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