April 10, 2008
START Seminar with Dr. John Horgan
You are invited to a START Seminar with:
Dr. John Horgan Director for the International Center for the Study of Terrorism at Pennsylvania State University
on "Disengagement and Deradicalization from Terrorism."
WHEN April 15, 2008 from 4:15 - 5:30 pm
WHERE Riggs Alumni Center Crist Boardroom.
RSVP required to: firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT THE SPEAKER Dr. Horgan is one of the world's leading experts on the psychology of terrorism, and has published extensively on the area. A Chartered Psychologist, he was awarded his PhD (Applied Psychology) from University College, Cork, in 2000. While based in Ireland, he conducted extensive research on the activities of Irish Republican terrorist movements, and in particular published a series of noted articles on the fundraising operations of the Provisional IRA. Prior to Dr. Horgan's arrival at Penn State, he was based at the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.
He is currently finishing a major research project on disengagement and deradicalization from terrorism, and his latest book, Walking Away From Terrorism: Accounts of Disengagement from Radical and Extremist Movements presents the results of his detailed fieldwork interviews he has conducted in several countries.
Riggs Alumni Center is located on the University of Maryland, College Park campus, and parking will be available at the Stadium Parking Garage (see http://www.parking.umd.edu/themap/), adjacent to Riggs.