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Islam expert: We must understand ISIS to defeat it

Aug. 28, 2017—Understanding ISIS is the first step toward defeating it, says Vanderbilt professor David Wasserstein.

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Vanderbilt law students file amicus brief in African human rights case

Mar. 3, 2017—Law students are taking part in a case before the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights by filing a brief about an anti-terrorist statute in Ethiopia.

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TIP SHEET: Zechmeister can comment on terrorism and the election

Sep. 23, 2016—Liz Zechmeister of Vanderbilt University is available to comment on the effect of terrorism on the presidential election.

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Experts on mass shootings, guns in America, and political perceptions after terrorism

Jun. 13, 2016—Vanderbilt University's Jonathan Metzl, a mental health and mass shootings expert, and Liz Zechmeister, who studies perceptions of political leaders after terrorism, shed light on the Orlando mass shooting.

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Google Ideas director Jared Cohen to speak Nov. 12 at Vanderbilt

Nov. 11, 2015—Jared Cohen, founder and director of Google Ideas and adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, will discuss “Digital Counterinsurgency: How to Marginalize the Islamic State Online."

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Study: Consumers will covet control after terrorism strikes

Sep. 10, 2015—If terror strikes increase in the United States, some consumers will keep buying as they always have, but others will withdraw from certain markets to minimize their risk. “The key issue we’ve identified is, ‘Do you feel like you can control the odds of becoming a victim, should a terrorist attack occur?’” said Steven S. Posavac.

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Terrorism expert to speak at Vanderbilt National Security Symposium

Oct. 11, 2012—The 2012 National Security Symposium at Vanderbilt is Oct. 26 and features retired four-star Gen. Anthony Zinni.

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VUCast: Ten Years Later: Forever Changed

Sep. 2, 2011—It’s a moment in time that has changed our country forever. On the 10 year anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, hear from Vanderbilt students and employees. Plus, how the U.S. Army inspired the Commodores and a peek at our first Commons Video Blog. Read more about Sept. 11 remembrances in the September issue...

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Video: Terrorist warnings affect political attitudes, says Vanderbilt researcher (part 2)

Sep. 2, 2009—Watch video of Elizabeth Zechmeister, assistant professor of political science at Vanderbilt University, speaking about terrorist warnings affecting political attitudes.

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Video: Terrorist warnings affect political attitudes, says Vanderbilt researcher (part 1)

Sep. 2, 2009—Watch video of Elizabeth Zechmeister, assistant professor of political science at Vanderbilt University, speaking about terrorist warnings affecting political attitudes.

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