Political Violence and Extremism, Security Policy and Politics, Far-Right Politics (Europe, US and Israel), Political Socialization, Middle Eastern Politics, Research Methodology (SNA).
Arie Perliger is a Professor, and director of the graduate program in Security Studies, at the School of Criminology and Justice Studies, University of Massachusetts Lowell (UML). Before his arrival to UML, Dr. Perliger was the Director of Terrorism Studies and Associate Professor at the Combating Terrorism Center and Department of Social Sciences, US Military Academy at West Point.
In the past 17 years, Dr. Perliger has studied extensively issues related to terrorism and political violence, security policy and politics, politics of the Far Right in Israel, Europe, and the US, Middle Eastern Politics and the applicability of Social Network Analysis to the study of social phenomena. His studies appeared in four books and more than 40 articles and book chapters by publishers such as Columbia University Press, Rutledge, Security Studies, Political Studies, Social Forces and others.
Dr. Perliger is also engaged in service to the broader academic community. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Democracy and Security, member of the editorial board of Studies in Conflict and Terrorism and a regular reviewer for various publishers and journals such as Columbia University Press, Chicago University Press, American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, Journal of Peace Research, Political Psychology, Security Studies, Critical Studies on Terrorism, Terrorism and Political Violence, Routledge and Polity Press.