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…

Michael James Barton

Policy Fellow [line] Michael Barton has extensive experience in National Security, Homeland Security, counterterrorism, and energy policy making. Beginning in 2009, he has consulted for the Federal Government on a wide range of strategic issues. From 2006 to 2009 he served in the International Security Affairs division of the Office of the Secretary of Defense…

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 AfghanSoviet war, and other topics in international relations and social science. His research on Israel’s 2006 war with Hezbollah was used…

Robert Axelrod

Senior Fellow [line] Robert Axelrod is the Walgreen Professor for the Study of Human Understanding at the University of Michigan. He has appointments in the Department of Political Science and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He is best known for his interdisciplinary work on the evolution of cooperation (cited in more than…

Sarah Bennett

Young Investigator Sarah Bennett is currently a doctoral student at the City University of New York Graduate Center and a Research Assistant at the Center on Terrorism at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She earned her Master of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Arizona State University. Ms. Bennett is…

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…

Douglas Medin

Senior Fellow [line] Psychology Douglas Medin is the Louis W. Menk Professor in Psychology and Education & Social Policy at Northwestern University. He previously taught at Rockefeller University, the University of Illinois and the University of Michigan. Best known for his research on concepts and categorization, his recent research interests have extended to crosscultural studies…

Daniel Corstange

Research Fellow [line] Daniel Corstange is an assistant professor in the Department of Government and Politics and a faculty associate at the Center for International Development and Conflict Management at the University of Maryland. He has spent several years engaged in field research in the Middle East and has conducted numerous mass attitude surveys in…

Carl Bauer

Senior Fellow [line] Chair, Center for Energy and Natural Resources [line] Energy & Engineering In addition to his position at ARTIS, Carl is President of C.O. Bauer Consulting Inc. and sits on many advisory boards concerned with energy resources (California Carbon Capture and Storage Review Panel, Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Institute Technical Advisory Committee,…

Baruch Fischhoff

Senior Fellow [line] Baruch Fischhoff is a Howard Heinz University Professor in the Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, where he heads the Decision Sciences major. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, where he has…