'Booming "active wear" industry now focus of academic research', Victoria University News, 14 December 2015.
'Lone Wolf Terrorism' (Presented at the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences National Forum), Big Ideas, ABC Radio National (Australia), 9 December 2015.
'Blogs in higher education: students’ examples from the UvA course Sport, Culture & Society (MA Sociology)', Library 333, Social Sciences Library blog, 9 December 2015.
'The Roots of San Bernadino's Sorrow: How a Mass Murderer is Made', Pacific Standard, 7 December 2015.
'Ultras Sur vs Boixos Nois czyli frankistowska Hiszpania kontra separatyzm', Olé Magazine (Poland), 19 November 2015.
'Waarom een podium voor zoveel dedain?', de Volkskrant (Netherlands), 10 October 2015.
'Parramatta shooting: how much do we really know about "lone-wolf" terrorists?' (with Mark S. Hamm), The Conversation, 5 October 2015.
'Kennisverwerving op het snijvlak van wetenschap en praktijk: World Congress on Elite Sport Policy' (with Hans Westerbeek), Sport & Strategie (Netherlands), Vol. 8, No. 4, September 2015, pp. 27-28.
'What Works? Diversity and Inclusion in Community Sport Symposium', International Platform on Sport & Development, 10 September 2015.
'Club leads way for diversity', Dandenong Leader (Australia), 14 September 2015, p. 11.
'Les deux-tiers des terroristes qui agissent de manière isolée annoncent leur projet d'attentat à l'avance', Slate (France), 9 September 2015.
'Lone-wolf terrorists, starved for attention, often reveal their plans well before an attack', Quartz, 8 September 2015.
'Researcher says lone-wolf attackers telegraph intent', The Courier-Mail (Australia), 8 September 2015, p. 11.
'Lone wolf terrorists often reveal plans before committing violence – study', The Guardian, 8 September 2015.
'Osamělí vlci před útokem varují, nikdo je ale neposlouchá', Aktuálně.cz (Czech Republic), 8 September 2015.
'Terror’s lone wolves howl first', Daily Telegraph (Australia), 6 September 2015, p. 18.
'Keeping an eye on the next mad Monis', Herald Sun (Australia), 6 September 2015, p. 18.
'Is the motivation behind the Virginia shootings contagious?', Psychology Today, 27 August 2015.
'Een soort wereldrecord van intellectueel succes', Sport & Strategie Online (Netherlands), 26 May 2015.
'Hoe krijgen we Sepp Blatter weg?', Vrij Nederland (Netherlands), 76(21), 23 May 2015.
'Research to explore trends in female consumers' purchasing of active-wear', Australian Leisure Management, 20 May 2015.
'Wanneer is spreekkoor joden strafbaar?', Radio 1 (Netherlands), Dit Is De Dag, 7 May 2015.
'No time for losers', de Volkskrant (Netherlands), 8 April 2015, pp. 6-7.
'Defense may take advantage of the lone-wolf portrayal', The Boston Globe, 31 March 2015, p. A1.
'5 vragen aan Ramón Spaaij', Sport Knowhow XL (Netherlands), 31 March 2015.
'Unlocking Mind of a Lone Wolf', The Courier-Mail (Australia), 24 March 2015.
'Micro attacks on rise: expert', The Courier-Mail (Australia), 15 March 2015.
'Lone-wolf terrorist threat ramps up', Hobart Mercury (Australia), 15 March 2015.
'Relschoppers kiezen hun piekmomenten', Trouw (Netherlands), 26 February 2015, p. 8.
'La trampa del terror del lobo solitario', Rebelion, 11 February 2015.
'The Lone-Wolf Terror Trap', The Huffington Post, 5 February 2015. [Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com. Also published as 'Lone Wolf Terrorists Are Exceedingly Rare, So Why Does Everyone Keep Talking About Them?', Mother Jones, 5 February 2015.]
'Creatieve marketing tegen terreur: kerstboomverlichting', de Volkskrant (Netherlands), 24 January 2015.
'Jihad-dreiging komt nu van alle kanten', Algemeen Dagblad (AD) (Netherlands), 17 January 2015, p. 5.
'Interview met Ramon Spaaij over toeval en opportunisme in de wetenschap', De Oplossers (Netherlands), 14 January 2015.
'Hoe voorkom je aanslagen zonder een politiestaat te worden?', Vrij Nederland (Netherlands), 76(3), 17 January 2015, p. 13.
'Football Crowd Behaviour at the Asian Cup', ABC 612 Radio (Brisbane, Australia), Drive, 9 January 2015.
'Bij sporten ben je even verlost van morele regels', Het Parool (Netherlands), 27 December 2014.
'France Finds No Links Among 3 Attacks in 3 Days', The New York Times, 23 December 2014.
'Should We Allow Mentally Ill 'Lone Wolves' To Call Themselves A Terrorist?', The Huffington Post, 17 December 2014.
'Can identifying mental illness stop terrorism? Researchers link psychological problems to 'lone wolf' attacks', Daily Mail, 17 December 2014.
'Hoe denkt de lone wolf?', de Volkskrant (Netherlands), 17 December 2014, p. 12.
'To Catch a Terrorist', Bloomberg, 16 December 2014.
'Blackers, Carmen & Fitzi for Breakfast', 96FM Radio (Perth, Australia), 16 December 2014.
'Sydney café hostage-taker had long criminal record', France 24, 16 December 2014.
'Can identifying mental illness stop terror attacks?', Associated Press, 15 December 2014. [Published in numerous newspapers, including The New York Times and The Washington Post, 15 December 2014]
'CTV National News', CTV News (Canada), 15 December 2014.
'Nine National News', Channel Nine (Australia), 15 December 2014.
'Sejarah Kelahiran Ultras di Spanyol', Detik (Indonesia), 9 December 2014.
'Saturday Morning with Hilary Harper', ABC 774 Radio (Australia), 6 December 2014.
'Leading the way: Robinvale bridging gaps between cultures', Sunraysia Daily (Australia), 5 December 2014.
'Die westliche Gesellschaft zum Feindbild erklärt', Profil (Austria), Vol. 45, No. 49, 1 December 2014, p. 59.
'De vraag van Gaby Allard aan Ramón Spaaij', SportKnowHowXL (Netherlands), 2 December 2014.
'Out of Africa to Oz', FourFourTwo, December 2014, pp. 60-65.
'We kijken met een te romantische bril naar sport', de Volkskrant (Sir Edmund magazine) (Netherlands), 1(33), 15 November 2014, p. 5.
'Sport in de superdiverse stad', Video and media release to mark inaugural lecture (oratie) Special Chair of Sociology of Sport at the University of Amsterdam, 12 November 2014.
'Thinking Sociologically about Sport: The Sport Thematic Group' (with Brent McDonald), Nexus, 26(3), November 2014, p. 23.
'In superdiverse steden zijn vroeg of laat alle groepen een minderheid', Sport & Strategie Online (Netherlands), 7 November 2014.
'De sociale betekenis van sport in de superdiverse stad', Sport & Strategie (Netherlands), 8(5), October 2014, pp. 32-33.
'Le temps du lumpen-terrorisme est venu', Le Nouvel Economiste (France), 29 October 2014.
'What does the recent spate of lone wolf terrorist attacks mean?', War on the Rocks, 27 October 2014.
'Will Canadians have to give up some freedoms and civil liberties to ensure they are safe?', BBC World News TV, 24 October 2014.
'When troubled young men turn to terror, is it ideology or pathology?', The Globe and Mail, 24 October 2014.
'How Should Canada Respond to this Week's Attacks?', World Have Your Say, BBC World Service (Radio), 23 October 2014.
‘A world away from the MCG, every round is multicultural round’ (with Sean Gorman), The Conversation, 25 September 2014. [Also published in The Robinvale Sentinel, 9 October 2014, p. 12.]
'Lone wolf terrorists target police more, but attacks not more frequent', Science Daily, 18 September 2014.
'Sport is geen probleemoplosser', Trouw (Netherlands), 18 August 2014.
'Sport als bindmiddel én splijtzwam', Het Parool (Netherlands), 23 July 2014.
'Sport kan verschillen overstijgen én aanscherpen', De Gooi- en Eemlander (Netherlands), 15 July 2014.
'Social exclusion in sport', ABC Radio National (Australia), 15 July 2014.
'New book questions inclusive value of sport', Victoria University News, 15 July 2014.
'Sport verbindt, maar niet iedereen', UvA Nieuws, 15 July 2014.
'Cultural and political legacies of the World Cup: where to now?' (with Jorge Knijnik), The Conversation, 14 July 2014. An abridged version of this article was published as 'Question of Cup's legacy remains' in The New Zealand Herald, 15 July 2014.
'A Sociological History of Soccer Violence', The Atlantic, 14 July 2014.
'Football Federation Australia bans clubs from using ethnic names and logos', The Sydney Morning Herald, 26 June 2014. [Also published in The Age, 26 June 2014]
'Jacht op hooligans kan averechts werken', Trouw, 11 June 2006, p. 22.
'Will the World Cup leave a positive legacy in Brazil?' (with Jorge Knijnik), The Conversation, 5 June 2014. Includes Author Q&A session, 6 June 2014, 12:00 to 13:30 AEST.
'Are we doing enough to promote integrity in sport?' (with Dennis Hemphill), The Conversation, 29 May 2014.
'Help, de hooligans grijpen de macht!', Algemeen Dagblad (AD) (Netherlands), 13 May 2014.
'Machteloos tegen boze "fans"', Dagblad van het Noorden (Netherlands), 13 May 2014.
'Nach dem Cupfinal hat das Schwarzpeterspiel begonnen', Sonntagszeitung (Switzerland), 4 May 2014.
'Una jueza autoriza que se revelen datos de 'barras' argentinas', CNN Mexico, 22 April 2014.
'Conflictos de barras, una discusión que 'adolecen' los grandes del futbol', CNN Mexico, 27 March 2014.
'Sport in conflict: can cricket heal war-torn Afghanistan?' (with Hans Westerbeek), The Conversation, 6 March 2014.
'Vrouwelijke hooligans', Grazia (Netherlands), No. 7, February 2014, p. 27.
'Manchester cash will sheikh up A-League but not how you think' (with Hans Westerbeek), The Conversation, 1 February 2014.
'Club moet vertrouwen supporters nu niet beschamen', AD Rotterdams Dagblad (Netherlands), 15 January 2014, p. 9.
'Australia has no "soccer hooligan" problem – but we need a smarter policing approach', The Conversation, 9 January 2014.
'Next Checkt: Iedere hooligan kost 500.000 euro', NRC Next, 27 November 2013, p. 2.
'Altijd de thuisploeg', Het Parool, 16 November 2013, p. 8.
'Het is haast psychologische oorlogsvoering', Supporters van Voetbal blog, 1 November 2013.
'"Lone Wolf" Terrorists Seeking Spotlight', Tribune-Star (Indiana, USA), 26 September 2013, p. A5.
'In sport liggen agressie en bedrog altijd op de loer', Het Parool, 7 September 2013, p. 35.
'Sport and Morality', ABC News Weekend Breakfast, 10 August 2013.
'Kijk op sport als sociaal bindmiddel niet altijd realistisch’, UvA Nieuws, 22 July 2013.
'Jogados para escanteio', Revista Unesp Ciência, Vol 4, No. 42, June 2013, pp. 30-35.
'Call to let abused players walk off', Sunday Herald Sun, 26 May 2013, p. 7.
'DIY terror', The Sydney Morning Herald, 25 May 2013, p. 19. [Also published in The Age, 25 May 2013, p. 15]
'De aantrekkingskracht van spanning en sensatie op groepen jonge mannen kan heel sterk zijn', Sport & Strategie, 7(2), May 2013, pp. 1, 5-7.
'Discussiëren met de scheids is bijna cultuur geworden’, Algemeen Dagblad (AD), 13 May 2013, p. 10.
'Sport verbroedert en verloedert', Sociale Vraagstukken, 6 March 2013.
'Lone Wolf Terrorists Rising', Security Management, February 2013, pp. 20-25. [Includes feature article, podcast interviews and interactive charts.]
'Spectator Violence - Looking at Soccer in Australia', Panorama, SYN Radio, 5 February 2013.
'Azarenka, Tsonga and the Sexism that Chokes Women’s Tennis' (with Karen Farquharson), The Conversation, 26 January 2013.
'Inside the Mind of a Mass Killer' (with Dr Raj Persaud), The Huffington Post, 18 December 2012.
'Universiteit Utrecht stelt expert in sport, samenleving en sociale cohesie aan', Utrecht University Media Release, 17 December 2012.
'The Globalist', Monocle Radio, 4 December 2012.
'Wolves on our doorstep', Mx, 1 November 2012.
'Research to probe lone wolf terrorists', La Trobe University Media Release, 31 October 2012. See also 'Prof awarded $250,000 Department of Justice grant', Indiana State University Newsroom, 8 October 2012.
'Cultural diversity in community sport: An ethnographic inquiry of Somali Australians’ experiences', Sport Management Review Podcast (Elsevier), 9:36 mins, October 2012.
'The Fundamental Divide', The Australian, 19 September 2012.
'Hillsborough - The Real Truth: How the Media Twists Into a Baying Mob' (with Dr Raj Persaud), The Huffington Post, 14 September 2012.
Excerpts from interviews with Ramón Spaaij by Richard Fitzpatrick in his new book El Clásico: Barcelona v Real Madrid: Football's Greatest Rivalry, Bloomsbury, 2012.
'New book by academic on lone wolf terrorists who cause mayhem', University World News, 9 August 2012.
'Are Mass Killings Contagious?' (with Dr Raj Persaud), The Huffington Post, 25 July 2012.
'Terror with a personal touch', The Age, 31 July 2012.
'Giving peace a sporting chance', University World News, 29 July 2012.
'Can the Olympics Inspire World Peace?' (Essay), Biblio: A Review of Books, July-August 2012, p. 25.
'Olympics: missing a peace of the action', La Trobe Bulletin, 12 July 2012.
'The Olympic Movement and World Peace', 774 ABC Melbourne, 12 July 2012.
'Masculinities and Hooliganism in Sport', iTunes U La Trobe Sociology Collection, recorded as an invited seminar in Gender & Sexuality: Contemporary Debates, iTunes audio lecture, 40:10 mins, 3 May 2012 [iTunes required to download audio file]. Please note: the video discussed in this lecture is not included in the recording, but can be accessed here.
'Has the Trial of Anders Breivik Produced Enough Evidence to Now Make a Diagnosis?' (with Dr Raj Persaud), The Huffington Post, 23 April 2012
'Does the Secret to the Norwegian Massacre Lie in an Online Video Game?' (with Dr Raj Persaud), The Huffington Post, 18 April 2012
'Inside the Mind of the Lone Wolf Killer: Have the Psychiatrists Made the Correct Diagnosis of Breivik?' (with Dr Raj Persaud), The Huffington Post, 14 April 2012
'Libro revela alza de ataques de terroristas solitarios en Europa', La Tercera, 31 March 2012, p. 56.
'The Future of Disruption of Public Events' (with Dr Raj Persaud), The Huffington Post, 11 April 2012
'El nuevo terrorismo que sufre Europa', El País, 25 March 2012
'Sports stadium disasters: problems of public order or public safety?', La Trobe Opinions, 3 February 2012
'Egypt soccer violence kills over 70 people', SBS World News Australia, 2 February 2012
‘Mucho mono or Mucho morro? Why no one seems to care about racism in Spanish soccer’, El País (online), 25 January 2012
'Ramón Spaaij over lone wolf terrorists als Breivik', Radio 1 program 'Twee Dingen' (Netherlands), 21 December 2011
'"Lone wolf terrorism" attacks rising in recent decades', Asian News International, 16 December 2011
‘An Ugly Undercurrent as Barcelona and Real Madrid Meet’, The New York Times, 9 December 2011
‘Sport and social integration amongst refugees in Australia’, iTunes U La Trobe Sociology Collection, recorded as an invited seminar in Core Issues in Anthropology, iTunes audio lecture, 40:37 mins, 7 October 2011 [iTunes required to download audio file]
‘Har få venner, føler seg avvist, har psykiske problemer, vil bli kjendis: Slik er soloterroristen’, Dagbladet, 5 September 2011
‘Ikke maktesløse mot ensomme ulver’, Mandag Morgen, No. 26, 4 September 2011, pp. 10-12
‘Slik ble han terrorist på billigsalg’, Dagbladet, 1 September 2011
‘For dårlig at PST ikke sjekket Behring Breivik’, Aftenposten, 26 August 2011
‘Lekker rellen, jongûh’, Nieuwe Revu, No. 33, 17 August 2011, pp. 27-31
‘Bush footy’, Footy Record, 3 August 2011
‘Wolves at our door? What we can learn from Norway’s horror’, The Sunday Age, 31 July 2011
‘Norwegian Gunman Anders Behring Breivik a “Lone Wolf Terrorist”?’, The Australian (online), 25 July 2011.
'Noorse terrorist heeft kenmerken "lone wolf"', NRC Handelsblad, 25 July 2011
'Een lone wolf-terrorist', NRC Next, 25 July 2011
'Sport as a Social Glue', The Buloke Times, 15 July 2011
'Expecting a tame affair - and pigs may fly', The Irish Times, 27 November 2010
'De voetbalwet: wondermiddel of symboolwetgeving?', Sport & Strategie, 4(7), September 2010
'Handhaven voetbalwet wordt verdomd moeilijk', de Volkskrant, 29 June 2010
‘Hooligans erg los van de club’, Trouw, 14 September 2009.
‘Hoe hooligans wél zijn aan te pakken’, Noordhollands Dagblad, 19 September 2009.
‘De jonge garde hooligans kent geen erecode meer’, Het Parool, 30 August 2008
‘Blood and Rage: In Conversation with Michael Burleigh’, Melbourne Writers’ Festival and SBS Radio, 29 August 2008
'Supporters hebben ook zo hun rechten', Algemeen Dagblad, 28 February 2008
'Kwestie: voetbalvandalisme', Desmet Live, 13 February 2008
Following the release of Hooligans, fans en fanatisme in February 2008, Ramón appeared on various television and radio programs. Access these programs here
'Extreme liefde voor de club', Folia Magazine, 20, pp. 14-15.
‘Weinig effect clubcard’, Algemeen Dagblad , 25 January 2007
‘Hooligans’, De Gelderlander, 20 January 2007
'Hooligans niet weg te slaan', Kennislink, 17 January 2007
'Hooligans', Elsevier, 17 January 2007
'De hooligan is ook voetbalfan', de Volkskrant, 13 January 2007
'Sparta-hooligan, maar niet voor het leven', Algemeen Dagblad (AD), 9 January 2007