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 fellowship at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies at Ohio State University, as well as a BA from the University of British Columbia. He is the Manager Research for the Canada Centre for Community Engagement and Prevention of Violence, housed at the Department of Public Safety, where he has served since its founding in 2016/17. The Canada Centre leads the federal government’s efforts to build capacity in Canada to counter radicalization to violence, online and offline. From 2007 to 2016 he served as Public Safety’s liaison for the National Justice Statistics Initiative, as well as the lead on the Psycho-social and community resilience community of practice for the Canadian Safety and Security Program. He was also the manager responsible for Public Safety’s Kanishka Project, a five-year $10M Government of Canada initiative investing in research on terrorism and counter-terrorism, and served as the Government liaison with the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society since its founding in 2012.