The Terrorism Lectures, 2nd Edition, is a collection of timely and engaging lessons directly from the classroom of terrorism expert James J. F. Forest. The book and accompanying online materials delve into the history of terrorism, its root causes, its many forms and organizations, as well as the frameworks that analysts use to determine the scope of terrorist threats.
James J.F. Forest, Ph.D., is Professor and Director of the Security Studies program at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He is also a Senior Fellow with the U.S. Joint Special Operations University, and was previously the Director of Terrorism Studies at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point. He has taught courses and seminars for a broad range of civilian, law enforcement, and military audiences in several countries. He has also published 20 books and dozens of journal articles, served as an expert witness for terrorism-related court cases, and testified before members of Congress.