Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations, School of Social Sciences
Deputy Director, Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC)
Visiting Scholar in the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, University of California, Berkeley.
New book: Crisis and Terror in the Age of Anxiety: 9/11, the Global Financial Crisis and ISIS (with Perri Campbell) will be released by Palgrave Macmillan in 2016.
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.