Dr Erin Marie Saltman is an expert on political socialisation and processes of radicalisation. Dr Saltman currently works as a Senior Counter Extremism Researcher at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue. She is also a Research Affiliate of the Quilliam Foundation. While her expertise includes tracking and countering both far-right and Islamist extremism, her doctoral research at UCL focused on Hungarian post-communist political socialisation, analysing trends of contemporary youth activism and far-right support networks in Hungary. Dr Saltman continues to write policy papers, research reports and take part in international media about extremism and radicalisation.