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Steve Hewitt

Associate Professor in North American History, University of Birmingham

Steve Hewitt is an Associate Professor in North American History at the University of Birmingham. He has published a number of books and articles related to security and intelligence, including terrorism and counter-terrorism, in the past and present.

His research interests include American, British, and Canadian security and intelligence in the past and present, including counter-terrorism, policing, spying and surveillance in the form of human intelligence through informers and undercover agents. He is also interested in the history of lone-actor terrorism. He also studies and teaches on Anti-Americanism and Canadian history and politics.


  • 2002–present
    Senior Lecturer in American and Canadian Studies, University of Birmingham