Staff

Director

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: TerrorismMinorities 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.

 

Research Associate & Coordinator

Ryan Maness

 

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.

Interns

Daniel Durgavich

 

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 Einhorn

 

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 Stump

 

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.

IUCTS Highlights

Seminars

 

May 20, 2019

"Jerusalem and Washington: A Life in Politics and Diplomacy” with Ambassador Zalman Shoval"

 

May 14, 2019

"The Role of Diplomacy in the World's Future"

 

April 30, 2019

"The Current State of American Diplomacy and Future Outlook"

 

March 28, 2019

"Biological Terrorism: International Dimensions"

 

July 25, 2018

"The Role of Diplomacy in Combating Terrorism: Past Lessons and Future Outlook"

 

April 30, 2018

"Combating Terrorism: National, Regional, and Global Lessons for the Next Decade and Beyond"

 

March 1, 2018

"Balkan Security Challenges: Past Lessons and Future Outlook"

 

February 27, 2018

"Punctuated Equilibria Paradigm and Security in the Modern World"

 

February 9, 2018

Combating Terrorism: Reflections over the Generations

 

January 31, 2018

National, Regional, and Global Terrorism: An Israeli Perspective

 

December 19, 2017

Security Challenges in the Balkans: Quo Vadis?

 

December 7, 2017

Egypt-U.S. Strategic Partnership

 

November 20, 2017

Spanish-U.S. Strategic Partnership

 

November 13, 2017

Czech Republic-U.S. Strategic Partnership

 

October 31, 2017

Can the State System and Separatism Co-Exist?

 

September 11, 2017

Al-Qa'ida: Sixteen Years After 9/11 and Beyond

 

August 24, 2017

Combating Biological Terrorism: Roadmaps for Global Strategies

 

June 29, 2017

The Role of Diplomacy in Combating Terrorism

 

June 9, 2017

European and U.S. Counter-Terrorism Strategies: Quo Vadis?

 

May 24, 2017

"Is a New Middle East Strategic Order Emerging?"

 

April 20, 2017

"Terrorism and the Media: Dilemmas for Government, Journalists, and the Public"

 

April 13, 2017

"Security Challenges in Africa: Review of 2016 and Outlook for 2017"

 

March 23, 2017

"Preventing WMD Terrorism: Past Lessons and Future Outlook" 

 

February 23, 2017

"International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Review of 2016 and Outlook for 2017"

 

December 16, 2016

"Latin America's Security Outlook: Challenges and Opportunities in the Post-Castro Era"

 

Additional past events 

Seminars

 

April 30, 2019

"The Current State of American Diplomacy"

 

March 28, 2019

"Biological Terrorism: International Dimensions"

 

July 25, 2018

"The Role of Diplomacy in Combating Terrorism: Past Lessons and Future Outlook"

 

April 30, 2018

"Combating Terrorism: National, Regional, and Global Lessons for the Next Decade and Beyond"

 

March 1, 2018

"Balkan Security Challenges: Past Lessons and Future Outlook"

 

February 27, 2018

"Punctuated Equilibria Paradigm and Security in the Modern World"

 

February 9, 2018

Combating Terrorism: Reflections over the Generations

 

January 31, 2018

National, Regional, and Global Terrorism: An Israeli Perspective

 

December 19, 2017

Security Challenges in the Balkans: Quo Vadis?

 

December 7, 2017

Egypt-U.S. Strategic Partnership

 

November 20, 2017

Spanish-U.S. Strategic Partnership

 

November 13, 2017

Czech Republic-U.S. Strategic Partnership

 

October 31, 2017

Can the State System and Separatism Co-Exist?

 

September 11, 2017

Al-Qa'ida: Sixteen Years After 9/11 and Beyond

 

August 24, 2017

Combating Biological Terrorism: Roadmaps for Global Strategies

 

June 29, 2017

The Role of Diplomacy in Combating Terrorism

 

June 9, 2017

European and U.S. Counter-Terrorism Strategies: Quo Vadis?

 

May 24, 2017

"Is a New Middle East Strategic Order Emerging?"

 

April 20, 2017

"Terrorism and the Media: Dilemmas for Government, Journalists, and the Public"

 

April 13, 2017

"Security Challenges in Africa: Review of 2016 and Outlook for 2017"

 

March 23, 2017

"Preventing WMD Terrorism: Past Lessons and Future Outlook" 

 

February 23, 2017

"International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Review of 2016 and Outlook for 2017"

 

December 16, 2016

"Latin America's Security Outlook: Challenges and Opportunities in the Post-Castro Era"

 

Additional past events 

Op-ed

 

The Times of Israel
on January 25, 2019: "There's good reason to fear Iran's global reach" by Prof. Yonah Alexander and Dr. Milton Hoenig

 

The Times of Israel on September 26, 2018: "The battle for the new Syria"

by Prof. Yonah Alexander and Dr. Milton Hoenig