Benjamin Runkle

Senior Policy Fellow [line] Benjamin Runkle holds a doctorate in Government from Harvard University. He has served in the Department of Defense, as a Director on the National Security Council, as a Professional Staff Member on the House Armed Services Committee, and as an advisor in the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and…

Lydia Wilson

Research Fellow [line] Lydia Wilson is a Research Fellow and Field Director at Artis, which includes regular fieldwork in the Middle East, currently concentrating on the situations in Lebanon and Iraq. Research techniques draw on psychology and anthropology and also include a historical context. Lydia provides data from acutely distressed regions considered inaccessible by some…

Daniel Ostergaard

Senior Fellow [line] Dr. Daniel Ostergaard has worked closely with Artis for ten years. His research is focused on national security, terrorism, critical infrastructure and international business. In addition, he serves as a Clinical Associate Professor of International Business at the University of South Carolina’s (USC) Darla Moore School of Business. Ostergaard has developed and…

Devoted Actor Services

One of the central challenges in the modern peace and security field is making clear, accurate and timely assessments of the psychological landscape through which any successful initiative must navigate. Sentiments, beliefs, values, emotions and a wide range of more nuanced psychological factors can present an extremely complex environment in which practical, lasting solutions can…

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Nafees Hamid

Research Fellow Nafees Hamid is a Frederick BonnartBraunthal Trust scholar in the Terrorism and Organized Crime Unit in University College London’s department of Security and Crime Science, and an associate fellow at the International Centre for CounterTerrorism – The Hague. His research focuses on the psychology of radicalization as well as the rise of rightwing…

Katie O’Neill

Young Investigator [line] Dr Katie O’Neill, originally from the Washington, DC area, has been researching into the background of the Northern Ireland conflict for many years. She has a BS from the University of Maryland and recently completed a PhD at Queen’s University, Belfast, writing a pioneering thesis based on extensive interviews with former combatants…