About

Gallup Strengths:

Input | Learner | Intellection | Analytical | Ideation

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
  • terrorism
  • Northern Africa and the Middle East

In my spare time, I’m a musician and a novelist.

NOVELS

MUSIC

  • Angel 99 – Industrial/Electro, vocals and programming, 1999 – Pr.
  • Deathhouse Blues – Blues-rock, drums (sometimes vocals), 2009 – Pr.
  • Rue Hamra – Studio project, mostly soul and blues, various instruments, 2011 – Pr.
  • Corpse God – Death metal, bass and vocals, 1995 – 1999.