In her new book, Hillary Chute, professor of English and art & design, delves not just into the superhero phenomenon but also the essence of comics’ appeal more broadly and how the art form differentiates itself from others...
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University of California-Los Angeles
Dr. Max Abrahms is assistant professor of political science at Northeastern University, an affiliate at the Global Resilience Institute, a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations, and a board member on the journal Terrorism and Political Violence. He has published extensively on terrorism with articles in International Organization, International Security, International Studies Quarterly, Security Studies, Comparative Political Studies, Harvard Business Review, Terrorism and Political Violence, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the New York Times, and Los Angeles Times. He is also an active analyst in the media about the consequences of terrorism, its causes, and the implications for counterterrorism strategy. At Northeastern, Abrahms teaches undergraduate and graduate courses about terrorism and international security more generally. Previously, he has been awarded fellowships and other research positions at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University, the Empirical Studies of Conflict project at Princeton University, the Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College, the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point Military Academy, the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University, the Moshe Dayan Center at Tel Aviv University, the economics department at Bar Ilan University, the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi, the political science department at Johns Hopkins University, and the Belfer Center at Harvard University. He has a forthcoming book with Oxford University Press on why the conventional wisdom about Islamic State was incorrect.