Dr. Edwin Hodge is a researcher at the Centre for Global Studies, and a sessional instructor in the department of Sociology at the University of Victoria. His research foci include radicalization, extremism, and conspiratorial ideology, and has taught courses ranging from research methodology and design to special topics examining the political Far Right. Edwin has also published research on borders, men and masculinities, and the experiences of transgender, non-binary and non-conforming refugees. Edwin’s research and expert opinions have been featured on the CBC, CBC Radio, Global, CTV Newsnet, El Pais, La Presse, and various local news agencies. In his off time, Edwin is an indie author and Twitch streamer.