Dr. Yonah Alexander
Dr. Yonah Alexander serves as a Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies and Director of its International Center for Terrorism Studies. He is also Director of the
Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and Co-Director of the Inter-University Center for Legal Studies. In addition, Professor Alexander has directed the Terrorism Studies program
(The George Washington University) and the Institute for Studies in International Terrorism (State University of New York), totaling 35 years of service.
Educated at Columbia University (PhD), the University of Chicago (MA), and Roosevelt University of Chicago (BA), Professor Alexander has taught at: The George Washington University, American University, the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University of America, Tel Aviv University, The City University of New York, and The State University of New York. He has also lectured at numerous academic institutions throughout the world.
Dr. Alexander is founder and editor-in-chief of four academic international journals: Terrorism; Minorities and Group Rights; and Political Communication and Persuasion, and The Partnership for Peace Review (Under the auspices of NATO). Since 2010, he has served as Editor-in-Chief of Partnership for Peace Review, a new journal under the auspices of NATO. He also has published over 100 books which have been translated into more than two dozen languages.
Ryan graduated from Virginia Tech with a BA in Political Science and a concentration in National Security Studies in May, 2018. He is currently a second year student at the Virginia Tech School of Public and International Affairs earning an MA in Public and International Affairs. Before joining the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies he interned at the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington, DC as well as the Institute for the Study of War. After completing his masters degree he hopes to work for the U.S. Department of State.
Daniel graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in Foreign Affairs, and is currently pursuing a Master of Public Policy degree at the Frank L. Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. Previously, he has worked with professors at the University of Virginia School of Law on research related to international and security law. After completing his Masters of Pubic Policy Degree, he hopes to pursue a career in public service, and later pursue another advanced degree.
Emily graduated from Skidmore College with a B.S. in Management and Business and a B.A. in International Affairs. In the fall of 2019, she will begin a full time position at Columbia University working for a policy initiative advocating for increased regulation of neurotechnologies and Artificial Intelligence to ensure basic human rights protection. She ultimately wishes to enroll in graduate school and pursue a career in academia.
Daniel is attending Suffolk University in Boston, MA. He is a rising senior studying International Relations with a minor in History. Before interning at the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies Daniel worked with Yale New Haven Hospital's Government Relation Department. He plans to continue his studies and earn a masters degree in International Security Studies.