ARTIS Personnel

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Senior Fellow [line] David V. Trulio is Business Development Director of Federal/Civil Programs for a major U.S. defense and security company, where he is responsible for leading domestic and international opportunities across the company’s businesses. Prior to joining industry, Trulio was appointed by President George W. Bush...

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...