Center for Terrorism and Security Studies

CTSS is seeking highly motivated students for the academic semester Fall 2014. Successful candidates will work on one of two research projects aimed at understanding the activities engaged in by members of terrorist groups.

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Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict (DAC) is a pioneering interdisciplinary journal that publishes original papers and reviews that contribute to understanding and ameliorating conflicts between states and non-state challengers. CTSS Director, Prof. John Horgan is its new Editor. Learn more.
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The most widely read scholarly journal in the field of terrorism studies is now co-located at the Center for Terrorism and Security Studies at UMass Lowell. Learn more.

Academic Programs


Programs in security, terrorism and global studies are available online and on campus. Find out more.


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Take a look at the Center for Terrorism and Security Studies' current research projects.