Bruce Hoffman has been studying terrorism for over 40 years and is recognised as one of the world’s leading scholars on this phenomenon. He joins Borealis for a wide-ranging discussion on where terrorism has been and where it is headed.
Bruce is a political analyst specializing in the study of terrorism and counterterrorism, insurgency and counter-insurgency. He is a tenured professor at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, where between 2010 and 2017 he was the director of the Center for Security Studies and director of the security studies program. Hoffman is the second longest-serving director in the center and program’s three-decade history.
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