Author Archives: John Horgan

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Dr. John Horgan is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Penn State University where he is also Director of the International Center for the Study of Terrorism ( He has published numerous books, articles and reports on terrorism and political violence. His latest book, "Divided We Stand: The Strategy and Psychology of Ireland's Dissident Terrorists" was published by Oxford University Press (USA) in January.

Interviewing the terrorists: reflections and implications

The study of terrorism continues to suffer its detractors. And, if truth be told, this has not always been without merit. The “terrorism industry” does exist, though those who bemoan its alleged influence seem forever doomed to conflate those who take its study seriously with those who never cease, as the old saying goes, to [...]

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