In 2015 he embarked on a privately financed project that aimed to investigate how conservative religious communities countered extremist narratives and the call to and recruitment to violent extremism. The focus was how theological and counceling debates and methods where the extremist narrative is deconstructed and have been used and continues to be used in a Scandinavian context. The research is still ongoing.
He has consulted and assisted in several research projects on the topics of religious extremism, Salafism and radicalization. He has also written several news articles on the topics as well as appeared in several publications.