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Associate Professor of Political Science

Max Abrahms is an expert in international security, especially in the areas of terrorism, U.S. foreign policy, great power competition, war, and the international relations of the Middle East. He has held fellowships and other research positions with the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University, the Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College, the Department of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University, the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University, the Moshe Dayan Center at Tel Aviv University, the Human Security Centre in London, the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Institute for Peace and Diplomacy, Center for the Study of Terrorism in Rome, the Belfer Center at Harvard University, and the Council on Foreign Relations. Abrahms frequently fields interviews about international security issues for expert analysis in the media (e.g., Atlantic, BBC, CNN, Newsweek, New York Times, USA Today, Voice of America, Washington Post) and consults with government agencies about the contemporary extremism landscape. At Northeastern, he teaches courses about national security, international relations, and counterterrorism.

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