Connor Woodman

Connor Woodman is a Research Fellow with the Centre, funded by the Barry Amiel and Norman Melburn Trust. He is carrying out two projects related to the undercover policing of social movements and private and non-state players in the criminal justice system, and has an interest in racism in the criminal justice system, clandestine intelligence operations and social movements.

Connor completed an undergraduate degree in politics, philosophy and economics and MA in modern history at the University of Warwick. He has held a research assistant post at the Politics of Papua Project and has published in Novara Media, the New Internationalist, Verso and elsewhere. Connor can be contacted on or

Reports by Connor

Spycops in context: A brief history of political policing in Britain (December 2018)

Spycops in context: Counter-subversion, deep dissent and the logic of political policing (December 2018)

Articles by Connor

The great undercover policing cover-up (3 December 2017)
Mapping the UK's prison-industrial complex (20 December 2017)
‘A brick wall of silence’: the latest from the Undercover Policing Inquiry (07 February 2018)


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