National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE) News
Friday, January 15, 2021
Spotlight: NCITE board member Rik Legault
NCITE board member Rik Legault draws from diverse career experiences that include military service, academia and working for DHS. He also commands a U.S. Air National Guard medic unit helping service members with COVID-19 get treatment.
How NCITE helped CWMD
When the DHS Office of Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction asked for help, NCITE jumped in
Ask a Researcher: Pete Simi
Sociologist Pete Simi, an NCITE research theme lead and professor at Chapman University, looks at current domestic extremist group landscape.
Can you change a terrorist's mind?
The work of a pair of NCITE researchers from Penn State (Sam Hunter, a psychologist, and Scarlett Miller, an engineer) come from completely different fields but have teamed up to test this contention: that violent thinking can be interrupted, limited, and essentially re-engineered.
UNO student goes all in on counterterrorism
Liz Bender has intellect, drive, and curiosity — all important traits for any college student. But gut instinct and exposure are what have led her, so far, down a career path for counterterrorism.