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Lankford, Adam

assistant professor of criminal justice

Dr. Lankford has published on a variety of subjects related to aggression, violence, counterterrorism and international security. He is the author of “The Myth of Martyrdom: What Really Drives Suicide Bombers, Rampage Shooters, and Other Self-Destructive Killers.” Dr. Lankford has written for The New York Times, Foreign Policy, Wired, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post and numerous peer-reviewed journals. His research has been featured by CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, NPR, BBC World Radio, CBS Radio, The Boston Globe and many other national and international outlets.

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Last Updated: March 8, 2013

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