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Joseph Young

Associate Professor
Department of Justice, Law & Criminology

  • Additional Positions at AU

    Associate Professor--School of International Service
  • Professor Young's interests relate to the cross-national causes and consequences of political violence. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles across academic disciplines, including political science, economics, criminology, and international studies. He has been invited to speak to organizations in the defense community and has consulted on a Department of Defense initiative focusing on countering violent extremism. The National Science Foundation and the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) have funded his research.
  • Degrees

    Ph.D.
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Teaching

  • Fall 2014

  • Spring 2015

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Area of Expertise: Terrorism and political violence

Additional Information: Joseph Young's
primary research interest is the cross-national causes and consequences of terrorism. His recent research explores the relationship between regime type and the propensity of a state to be the target of terrorism.  Additionally, his research explores how state responses encourage or discourage future terrorism.  Dr. Young has published a dozen peer-reviewed articles across academic disciplines, including political science, economics, criminology, and international studies. He has been invited to speak to organizations in the defense community and has consulted on a Department of Defense initiative focusing on countering violent extremism. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Human Rights and for the Paradigm Publishers International Studies Intensives Book Series.  The National Science Foundation and the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism have funded his research.

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