I hold a Ph.D. in political science (international politics) emphasizing security studies and modeling and simulation. I also earned a BA in political science and an MA in international studies.
Areas of Interest:
- nuclear security
- radical political protest movements
- suicide protest
- hate groups (mainly US)
- Northern Africa and the Middle East
In my spare time, I’m a musician and a novelist.
- The Toe Pinchers – 2022 – Pr.
- Angel 99 – Industrial/Electro, vocals and programming, 1999 – Pr.
- Deathhouse Blues – Blues-rock, drums (sometimes vocals), 2009 – 2022.
- Rue Hamra – Studio project, mostly soul and blues, various instruments, 2011 – Pr.
- Corpse God – Death metal, bass and vocals, 1995 – 1999.