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Today: START Seminar: Why Radicalize? Follow live on Twitter

START invites you to the next in the series of START Seminars. Why Radicalize? A seminar and discussion with Jessica Stern*

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University of Maryland, College Park McKeldin Library Special Events Room (6137) Thursday, April 29, 2010 4:00 - 5:30 pm

It's not too late to RSVP to infostart@start.umd.edu.

* Jessica Stern is a faculty affiliate of the Belfer Center's International Security Program and a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Kennedy School at Harvard University. From 1994-1995, she served as Director for Russian, Ukrainian, and Eurasian Affairs at the National Security Council, where she was responsible for national-security policy toward Russia and the former Soviet states, and for policies to reduce the threat of nuclear smuggling and terrorism. Stern earlier worked at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

In 1998-1999, Stern was the Superterrorism Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and in 1995-1996, she was a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. She is the author of The Ultimate Terrorists (Harvard University Press, 1999) and of numerous articles on terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. She received a bachelor's degree from Barnard College in Chemistry, a master of science degree from MIT, and a doctorate in public policy from Harvard University.

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