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Lone-Wolf Terrorism and Self-Radicalization

Date: Friday, April 13, 2018

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Location: Room 118

CLE: 6.5 hours (approved). CEU: 6.5 (approved)

Registration: Lone-Wolf-Terrorism

Cost: $40 for non-UC personnel until March 30th (early bird registration); $50 after.

Contact: Martie D’Andrea for more information.


About the Program

What triggers a person to move from hateful thoughts to actual violence? This day-long symposium features experts from around the country who have dedicated their professional lives to understanding the terrorists’ minds and behaviors, especially of those we find in our own backyards, and working with the justice system to manage potential threats. (View Agenda)


Speakers include:

Dr. Reid Meloy, Consultant to the Behavioral Analysis Units of the FBI, Quantico, and the originator and developer of the TRAP-18 (Terrorist Radicalization Assessment Protocol). As a forensic psychologist, he has interviewed and assessed numerous terrorists around the world.

Mr. Mark Follman, National Affairs Editor at Mother Jones. He has written extensively on mass shootings, white supremacy movements, and the intersection of social media and far-right extremism.

Dr. Scott Bresler, Clinical Director of the Division of Forensic Psychiatry for the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He provides threat assessments and forensic analyses in the Cincinnati area and around the country, including the recent case of Christopher Cornell.

Dr. Peter Simi, Director of the Earl Babbie Research Center and Associate Professor of Sociology at Chapman University. A member of the National Consortium in Studies of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), he has studied extremist groups and violence for the past 20 years.

Dr. Christopher Marett, Forensic Psychiatry Program Director, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.