December 14, 2020
6.0 X 8.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.7 pounds
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About the Author
Dr. Jerrold M. Post is Professor of Psychiatry, Political Psychology and International Affairs and Director of the Political Psychology Program at The George Washington University. During his 21 year CIA career, he founded and directed the Center for the Analysis of Personality and Political Behavior. Among his extensive publications are Leaders and Their Followers in a Dangerous World: The Psychology of Political Behavior (2004), and The Mind of the Terrorist: The Psychology of Terrorism from the IRA to al-Qaeda (2007).
Stephanie Doucette is the Director of Research at Political Psychology Associates, Ltd. She has conducted research on the psychology of political leaders and on the changing psychological face of terrorism in collaboration with Dr. Post, and has co-authored scholarly work with Dr. Post on the subject published by the Oxford University Press and elsewhere. Ms. Doucette earned her B.A. in international affairs, with a minor in psychology, at The George Washington University, and earned her M.A. in security studies from Georgetown University, with a concentration in terrorism and sub-state violence. Her research has focused on the psychology of female and adolescent terrorists.