Martin Bouchard

Senior Research Affiliate

Dr. Martin Bouchard is a Professor of Criminology at Simon Fraser University, where he leads the Crime and Illicit Networks Laboratory. His research focuses on the dynamics of illicit markets, as well as the role of social networks in a variety of criminal phenomena, including street gangs, terrorism, and organized crime. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on these topics over the last 12 years. In 2015 he edited the volume “Social Networks, Terrorism, and Counter-Terrorism: Radical and Connected” (Routledge). He received the 2013 SFU Dean of Graduate Studies Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision, and he is the 2018-2019 recipient of the WSC Fellows Award for individuals associated with the Western region who have made important contributions to the field of criminology.


Assessment of the state of knowledge: Connections between research on the social psychology of the Internet and violent extremism
Published in 2016 • TSAS WP16-05
Martin Bouchard, Garth Davies, Benjamin Ducol, Christine Neudecker and Marie Ouellet

Researching Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism through a Network Lens
Published in 2014 • TSAS WP14-01
Martin Bouchard and Rebecca Nash



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