When: February 26, 2011
From: 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Subject: The Terrorist Mindset: Conflicting Perspectives on Causes, Contexts and Responses
Speaker: Ed MacKerrow
Location: The Forum, Santa Fe University of Art and Design (formerly College of Santa Fe), 1600 St. Michael’s Drive
Cost: $15 CIR Members
$20 Non-members & Guests
Who are the terrorists? What motivates them? What are the ideological and situational drivers of terrorists? How are terrorists radicalized and recruited to commit terrorist acts?
Dr. MacKerrow has been a researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory since 1990. He received his PhD in Physics from the University of New Mexico in 1995. In 2002 he became a staff member in Complex Systems Group, Theoretical Division, focusing on socio-economic simulation and supply chain dynamics. Currently he serves as Director of LANL’s Center for Scientific Analysis of Emerging Threats.