My research interests stem from many inspirations.
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Areas for collaboration (research studies, publishing, conference presentations, etc.)
Would you say your research is Transdisciplinary?
Persistent issues of identity and ideology increasingly demand scholars of politics to look across disciplines to answer pressing questions. As such, I work on issues that require multi-level analyses, which utilize various methodological approaches.
Publications / Presentations
“The Suicide Bomber as Sunni-Shi’i Hybrid,” Middle East Quarterly vol. 17, no. 3 (Summer 2010)
“Palestinian Precedents: The Origins of Al-Qaeda’s Use of Suicide Terrorism and Istishhad,” in Political Islam from Muhammad to Ahmadinejad: Defenders, Detractors, and Definitions, ed. Joseph M. Skelly (Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Security International, 2010)
Future goals as a scholar
Simply to inform
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"Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely" --John Dalberg-Acton via Aristotle
"Don't try to tell me how some power can corrupt a person; you haven't had enough to know" --Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails)
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