Marc Sageman

Senior Fellow [line] Forensic Psychiatry In addition to his position at ARTIS, Marc Sageman is Principal of Sageman Consulting, LLC and maintains private practice in clinical and forensic psychiatry. He also holds various academic positions relating to medicine, conflict and policy (Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, George Washington University, University of Maryland), as well as…

Hammad Sheikh

Research Fellow [line] Hammad Sheikh is a postdoctoral research fellow at the New School for Social Research and the Center on Terrorism (CUNY). He received a Psycholgie Diplom (equivalent to MSc) from the Free University of Berlin in 2008 and a PhD in social psychology from the New School for Social Research in 2014. Prior…

Khalil Shikaki

Senior Fellow [line] Dr. Khalil Shikaki is an Associate Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (Ramallah). He finished his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1985, and taught at several universities including Bir Zeit University, al-Najah National University, the University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee), and the University of…

Sean Smith

Research/Communications Fellow [line] Conflict Research, Media, Theology Sean Smith is a Research, Communications and Technology Fellow at ARTIS Research & Risk Modeling. ARTIS engages in interdisciplinary scientific field research and consulting on conflict, energy, and cyber warfare on five continents with various government agencies, universities, non-profits and private sector clients. Sean’s interests include conflict research,…

Douglas M. Stone

Senior Fellow [line] Dr. Douglas Stone is the chairman and CEO of Rail Networks International. He has served as President/CEO of GammaLink, President/CEO of Decisive Technology, led business and strategic development at Qwest Communications, and was a Senior Vice President at Scientific Applications International Corporation (SAIC).  He has also served on the USMC Reserve Policy Board, the Board of Directors…

Adolf Tobeña

Senior Fellow [line] Adolf Tobeña is full Professor of Psychiatry at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) where he was Chairman of the Dept. of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine (2001-2011) and the director of a research team working on the Neurobiology of fearfulness at the Unit of Medical Psychology, School of Medicine, Bellaterra. Dr. Tobeña…

Oscar Vilarroya

Senior Fellow [line] Oscar Vilarroya is an MD and PhD who heads the Cognitive Neuroscience Unit and the Social Brain Chair at the UAB and the Neuroimaging Research group at the Fundació IMIM, Barcelona. As a researcher, he has published studies in the field of neuroimaging of psychiatric diseases, as well as in the domain…

Sundeep Waslekar

Senior Fellow [line] Sundeep Waslekar is President of Strategic Foresight Group, a think-tank based in India that advises governments and institutions around the world on managing future challenges. He has worked with or on 50 countries from 4 continents. He has presented new policy concepts at committees of the Indian Parliament, the European Parliament, UK…

Decker Weiss

Senior Fellow [line] Dr. Decker Weiss left a successful cardiology practice to accept a position as Senior Fellow for Artis Research. Dr. Weiss brings a combination of third world and conflict zone medical work (Haiti and Tibet) with medical research (HIV, Cardiovascular, and Immune) to Artis, while he develops the new Artis Center for Medicine…