Richard Davis

CEO, Managing Director & Senior Fellow [line] Director, Center for Conflict Studies and Field Research [line] In addition to his current role with ARTIS, Richard holds several active appointments which include: Senior Research Fellow, Harris Manchester College, Oxford University; Senior Associate, Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress; Senior Research Fellow, John Jay…

Scott Decker

Senior Fellow [line] Dr. Scott H. Decker is Professor and Director in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. He received the BA in Social Justice from DePauw University, and the MA and PhD in Criminology from Florida State University. His main research interests are in the areas of gangs, criminal…

Morteza Dehghani

Young Investigator [line] Morteza Dehghani is currently a Research Assistant Professor at Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT) at University of Southern California and a Research Fellow at ARTIS.  Before joining ICT, he was a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Psychology at Northwestern University.  His research interests include computational social sciences, cross cultural differences in…

Stephanie Dornschneider

Research Fellow [line] During the past five years, Stephanie Dornschneider completed her PhD thesis, in which she explores the sources of political violence. For her thesis, she conducted field research in Egypt and Germany, holding about 80 in-depth interviews with formerly violent and nonviolent individuals. Afterwards, she became a visiting research scholar at Stanford University,…

Andrea Fatica

Director of Field Coordination & Ethics Review [line] Ms. Fatica has a background in communications and psychology, with over 10 years of experience in academic and private sector social science research settings. She received an M.A. in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, in conjunction with a Certificate in Terrorism Studies;…

Noam Fishhoff

Young Investigator [line] Noam Fischhoff is a recent graduate of Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business. As a research assistant at Carnegie Mellon Noam has studied American relations with Iraq and Pakistan, the Afghan-Soviet war, and other topics in international relations and social science. His research on Israel’s 2006 war with Hezbollah was used…

Larissa Forster

Young Investigator [line] Larissa joined ARTIS in 2011 and worked as a 2-year Postdoctoral Fellow at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy with Professor Axelrod from 2011 – 2013. Before joining ARTIS and the University of Michigan, Larissa worked as a visiting research fellow at the U.S. Naval War College where she focused on soft…

Nafees Hamid

Research Fellow Nafees Hamid is a Frederick Bonnart-Braunthal 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 Counter-Terrorism – The Hague. His research focuses on the psychology of radicalization as well as the rise of right-wing…