The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT)

The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel, represented by Prof. Boaz Ganor, Founding Director of ICT, Dean of IDC’s Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy, and Founder & Chairman of ICTAC.

Executive Director
Institute for Security Policy at Kiel University (ISPK)

Germany, represented by Prof. Joachim Krause, Director of ISPK.

Academic Director
Elcano Royal Institute for International and Strategic Studies

Madrid, Spain, represented by Prof. Fernando Reinares, Director of the Program on Global Terrorism at the Real Instituto Elcano, and Professor of Political Science and Security Studies at King Juan Carlos University, Madrid.

Other Members of the Executive Committee
CeAS (Centre for Advanced Studies on Terrorism and Political Violence)

Latina, Italy, represented by Senator Maurizio Calvi, President of CeAS.

Centre de Politique Internationale et d’Anaylse des Conflicts (CDPIAC)

Université de Toulouse I, France, represented by Prof. Anne Mandeville, President of CDPIAC.

Centre for Security Studies and Terrorism Research

Belgrade University, Serbia, represented by Prof. Dragan Simeunović, President of the Centre and Head of the Department of Political Science at the Belgrade University.

Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange (GILEE)

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA, represented by Prof. Robert Friedmann, Professor of Criminal Justice, Distinguished Chair of Public Safety Partnership, Director of GILEE, Director of International Law Enforcement Enterprise and the Director of Statistical Analysis Bureau.

Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT)

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA, represented by Prof. William C. Banks, Founding Director of INSCT, SU College of Law Board of Advisors Distinguished Professor, and SU Maxwell School Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs.

National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)

University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA, represented by Prof. Ari Kruglanski, Professor at the University of Maryland.

Full members of ICTAC
Centro Studi Internazionali (Ce.S.I.)

Rome, Italy, represented by Prof. Andrea Margelletti, Chairman of Ce.S.I.

Cevro Institute

Prague, Czech Republic, represented by Tomáš Pojar, Vice-President for International Relations.

Department of Security Studies and Crimonology

Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, represented by Prof. Ben Schreer, Head of Department.

Grupo de Estudios en Seguridad Internacional (GESI)

University of Granada, Spain, represented by Prof. Javier Jordán, member of GESI.

India Foundation

New Delhi, India, represented by Aloc Bansal, Director of the India Foundation.

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Pretoria, South Africa, represented by Cheryl Frank, Head of ISS’ Transnational Threats and International Crime Division.

Institute for Strategic Studies and Development

University of Belgrade, Serbia, represented by Prof. Dejan Miletic, Director of the Centre for Globalization
Studies at the Institute for Strategic Studies and Development, and Professor at Braca Karic University, Serbia & Montenegro.

International Center for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR)

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, represented by Prof. Rohan Gunaratna, Head of ICPVTR.

Italian Team for Terroristic Issues & Managing Emergencies (ITSTIME)

University Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, Italy, represented by Prof. Marco Lombardi, Associate Professor at Milan University and Project Manager of ITSTIME.


Berlin, Germany, represented by Dr. Kristina Eichhorst, Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Conflict Management.

Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

Athens, Greece, represented by Dr. John Nomikos, Director of RIEAS.

Individual Members
Dr. Max Abrahms

Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA.

Dr. Maria Alvanou

Criminologist-Terrorism Expert, Member of the RAN Network, and Lecturer at the National Security School and Police Officers School, Athens, Greece.

Dr. Victor Asal

Chair of Public Administration and Policy, Associate Professor of Political Science, State University of New York, Albany, NY, USA.

Dr. Anneli Botha

Independent Consultant on Counter-Terrorism and Counter-Radicalisation, Pretoria, South Africa.

Alberto Cervone

Rear Admiral (ret.), Italian Navy, and former George C. Marshall Center Professor of Security Studies.

Dr. Florence Gaub

Senior Analyst, European Union Institute for Security Studies, Paris, France.

Dr. Sebastian Gorka

Vice President and Professor of Strategy and Irregular Warfare, Institute of World Politics, Washington, DC, USA.

Prof. Alex Hirschfield

Director of the Applied Criminology Centre, University of Huddersfield, UK.

Prof. Heidi Elizabeth Lane

Associate Professor of Strategy and Policy, and Director of the Greater Middle East Research Study Group at the US Naval War College, Newport, RI, USA.

Prof. Rüdiger Lohlker

Professor of Islamic Studies, University of Vienna, Austria.

Prof. Gregory Rose

School of Law and Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong, Australia.

Dr. Ajai Sahni

Executive Director of ICM Institute for Conflict Management (ICM), New Delhi, India.

Dr. David Scharia

Legal Officer in the Counter Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED) of the United Nations Security Council, New York, NY, USA.

Prof. Alex P. Schmid

Director of the Terrorism Research Initiative, Editor-in-Chief of Perspectives on Terrorism, Research Fellow at the International Center of Counter-Terrorism, The Hague, & Associate Professor, Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA), Leiden University, The Hague, Netherlands.

Dr. Melanie Carina Schmoll

Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Calgary, Canada.

Dr. David Spencer

Professor of National Security Affairs at The Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (CHDS), Washington, DC, USA.

Prof. Erroll G. Southers

Director of International Programs at the National Centre for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Prof. Manuel R. Torres Soriano

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spain.

Dr. Darko Trifunovic

Belgrade based Lawyer, and Lecturer at the Faculty of Security Studies-University of Belgrade, Serbia.

Mr. Richard Warnes

Analyst, Defense and Security Desk at RAND Europe, Cambridge, UK.

Mr. Jacob Zenn

Fellow of African and Eurasian Affairs, The Jamestown Foundation, Washington, DC, USA.