- Ursula K. De Guin -

“The explorer who will not come back or send back his ships to tell his tale is not an explorer, only an adventurer; and his sons are born in exile.”


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Forthcoming 2019: Cultivating trust and perceptions of source credibility in online counternarratives intended to reduce support for terrorism. Studies in Conflict and Terrorism.


October 2016: Meta-analytic evidence for the persuasive effects of narratives on beliefs, attitudes, intentions, and behaviors. Communication Monographs, 83(4).

January 2016: Towards a guide for constructing and disseminating counter-narratives to reduce support for terrorism. Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 39(5).

January 2015: The utility of narratives for promoting radicalization: The case of the Animal Liberation Front. Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict, 8.

June 2011: Impulsivity partially mediates the relationship between appetitive/aversive motivations and risky health behaviors. Journal of Personality, 79(4).

March 2010: Rehabilitating the terrorists? Challenges in assessing the effectiveness of deradicalization programs. Terrorism and Political Violence, 22.

Forthcoming: Treatment approaches for terrorists and extremists. In Violent and Sexual Offenders: Assessment, Treatment and Management (2nd Ed.) (Portland, OR: Willand Publishing).

May 2017: Treating terrorists: Extremist offenders, communication, and de-radicalization in secure settings. In the Routledge International Handbook on Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings (Oxon, UK: Routledge).

February 2017: Terrorist disengagement and de-radicalization: Contributing factors and distinctions. In the Routledge Handbook on Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism (Oxon, UK: Routledge).

February 2014: The talking cure? Communication and psychological impact in prison de-radicalisation programmes. In Prisons, Terrorism, and Extremism: Critical issues in Management, Radicalization, and Reform (Oxon, UK: Routledge).

June 2011 (Updated July 2015): Evaluating the effectiveness of de-radicalization programs: Towards a scientific approach to terrorism risk reduction. In Countering Violent Extremism: Scientific Methods and Strategies (Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH: Air Force Research Laboratory).


Forthcoming 2019: Weaponized Words: The Role of Strategic Persuasion in Radicalization and Counter-Radicalization. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

July 2011: Terrorism Studies: A Reader. Oxon, UK: Routledge.