The International Studies Public Forum (ISPF) 

“Mapping Terrorist Organizations:  Relationships and Evolution over Time”
with Martha Crenshaw, Stanford University

Thursday, January 14, 2010
3:30-5:00 p.m. 
Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100 

Martha Crenshaw is a senior fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, as well as professor of political science by courtesy at Stanford  University.  She is also emeritus professor of government at Wesleyan University where she taught from 1974 to 2007. She is a lead investigator with the National Center for the Study of Terrorism and the Response to Terrorism (NC-START) at the University of Maryland, funded by the Department of Homeland Security.  She is a former president of the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) and was a Guggenheim fellow in 2005-2006.  Her current research focuses on why the United States is a target of terrorism, the effectiveness of countermeasures against terrorism, and “mapping terrorist organizations.”  In 2009, she received an award from the National Science Foundation for research on the mapping project.  She recently edited The Consequences of Counterterrorism, forthcoming from the Russell Sage Foundation.

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