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Dr. Jihan Rabah

Dr. Jihan Rabah is a Research Advisor at the Canadian Centre for Community Engagement and Violence Prevention. With considerable experience in primary prevention programs, both

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Dr. Brett Kubicek

Brett Kubicek joined the Canadian public service in 2005 after completing his PhD in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a post-doctoral

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Ajmal Aziz

Ajmal Aziz is a Program Manager at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) where he currently manages the Public Safety

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Brette Steele

Brette Steele

Brette Steele serves as the Senior Director of Preventing Targeted Violence at the McCain Institute. Prior to joining the McCain Institute, Steele served as the

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Dr. Richard Legault

Richard Legault, Ph.D., is S&T’s Senior Science Advisor for Social Sciences in the Social Science Technology Center (SS-TC). He focuses on identify future needs of

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Dr. Stephen Gies

Stephen Gies, Ph.D., is the director of research and evaluation at Development Services Group, Inc., specializing in research and evaluation, advanced statistical analysis, policy analysis,

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Dr. Emma Cardeli

Emma Cardeli, Ph.D. is an Attending Psychologist & Research Associate at the Trauma & Community Resilience Center at Boston Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor

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Dr. Denise Bulling

Denise Bulling has a Ph.D. in Human Science and an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Dr. Bulling joined the University of

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Dr. Heidi Ellis

B. Heidi Ellis, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in Psychology and Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital, and a licensed clinical psychologist. She is

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Dr. Stevan Weine

Dr. Stevan Weine is Professor of Psychiatry at the UIC College of Medicine, where he also Director of Global Medicine and Director of the Center

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Dr. Matthew DeMichele

Matthew DeMichele performs research within our Center for Courts and Corrections Research, using quantitative and qualitative methods to investigate complex problems facing criminal justice systems

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Jordan Reimer

Jordan Reimer is the Senior Manager for North America at the Strong Cities Network, responsible for managing prevention programming in the United States and Canada,

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Dr. Brian Jackson

Brian A. Jackson is a senior physical scientist at RAND and a professor of policy analysis at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. His research focuses

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Sarah Cook

Sarah L. Cook is the director of the Security and Extremism Research Program. Her primary research interests include targeted violence, domestic terrorism prevention, hate crimes, radicalization,

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Dr. Todd Helmus

Todd Helmus is a senior behavioral scientist at RAND and a professor of policy analysis at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. A nationally recognized expert

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Dr. Wendy Guastaferro

Wendy P. Guastaferro is a Professor and the Director of the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice. Her research centers on effective behavioral health (primarily substance

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