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David Ochsner (primary)
512 475 9712

Ami Pedahzur

Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
Professor, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts
Professor, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Phone: +1 512 232 1452

Pedahzur is Professor of Government and Middle Eastern Studies, and the head of the T.I.G.E.R. Lab (Terrorism, Insurgencies, & Guerillas in Education & Research). His main fields of interest are terrorism and counter terrorism. He serves as associate editor of the journal Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, as well as member of the editorial boards of Armed Forces & Society, Terrorism and Political Violence and Civil Wars.


Terrorism, counterterrorism, political extremism, decision making, security studies, social networks, mixed research methods, Israel, political extremism in Israel, political violence, political parties, comparative politics and international relations.

"Suicide Terrorism" (Polity Press 2005); "The Israeli Secret Services and the Struggle Against Terrorism" (Columbia University Press 2009)