Created by:  University of Maryland, College Park

  • Dr. Gary  LaFree

    Taught by:  Dr. Gary LaFree, Director

    National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism

  • Bill Braniff

    Taught by:  Bill Braniff, Executive Director

    National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism

  • Kate Izsak

    Taught by:  Kate Izsak, Education Director

    National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Reponses to Terrorism

  • Joyce Rasing

    Taught by:  Joyce Rasing

English, Subtitles: Spanish
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Rated 4.7 out of 5 of 118 ratings

Just a great class. Very informative. Helps you understand the scope of the issues that surround the subject of terrorism and counterterrorism.

A very good course diving into the foundations to understand the threats out of terrorism and counter-terrorism aspcts. It is inter-disciplinary oriented and putting analysis in context to frameworks from psychology and sociology and considers in depth as well data collected from global terrorism databases. It was pivotal to a structured understanding of terrorism basics, the use of terrorist incidents data as well as in particular on getting view into the radicalisation process and dynamics of indidviduals, groups and organisation being involved in terrorism.

Very nice course and flow of materials. A good learning for Urban socio-political Disaster

Great Course, the study notes and additional resources are really helpful.