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Durham University

Durham Law: Policy Engagement

Introducing the Researcher

Thom Brooks

Thom Brooks is one of the UK’s leading experts on immigration and citizenship. He published the most authoritative and comprehensive report into the 'Life in the UK' citizenship test available and his landmark book Becoming British is with leading commercial publisher Biteback.

Brooks features frequently in the media with over 700 appearances on television, radio and in print. He has been interviewed by the BBC’s Andrew Marr, Sky News’s Kay Burley and WTNH’s Ann Nyberg. Brooks has appeared on BBC One, BBC Two, BBC News, BBC World, CNN, ITV, Channel 5, Sky News, Al Jazeera, CGTN (China), Deutsche Welle, France 24, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live, The Economist, all major UK newspapers and many others. His research interests are in ethics, law and public policy.