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Terrorism Studies: Finding and Applying the Best Research

Moderator: John Picarelli, Social Science Analyst, International Center, National Institute of Justice; Michael Kenney, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Fellow, International Center for the Study of Terrorism, Pennsylvania State University; Laura Dugan, Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland, College Park; Richard Troy, Department of Taoiseach (Prime Minister), Dublin, Ireland

In the post-Sept. 11 era, criminal justice and homeland security professionals have been bombarded with a flood of studies on terrorism. Some of the best researchers in the field provide a practical session on evaluating terrorism studies. What should the inquisitive professional look for when presented with different methods? How can professionals publish what they see and engage experts in the field?

Date Published: June 1, 2009