Ashley Mattheis researches online platforms promoting extremist ideologies and divisive practices; particularly through discourses predicated on gendered logics. Her research brings together Cultural and Media Studies, feminist theory, and rhetoric to approach topics such as masculinities and online misogyny in the Manosphere, the linkages between the Manosphere and the Far/Alt-Right, and Alt-Right women’s discourses about negotiating submission and action in extremist groups.
Published in: Countering the Radical RightDocumenting domestic terrorism in the US: this new dataset exposes the legal response
Finally, there is a dataset documenting response to white supremacist violence in the US.
Published in: Countering the Radical RightManifesto memes: the radical right’s new dangerous visual rhetorics
These memes frame violent mass murder as sanctified white male dominance and a pathway for disaffected young white...