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The UMass Lowell Center for Terrorism and Security Studies (CTSS) leads and facilitates scientific research, education and training to help understand and respond to the evolution, convergence and complexity of domestic and foreign security challenges.
- IEEE International Conference on Counter-Terrorism is calling for papers.
- Read about the recent: Combating Hate and Extremism: Fostering Inclusion in our Schools and Communities conference at UMass Lowell.
- Attend the National Security Seminar at The Washington Center this May led by CTSS Director Neil Shortland.
- Read Professor Arie Perliger's article "The Role of Civil Wars and Elections in Inducing Political Assassinations".
- Check out this special issue of American Psychologist: Psychology of Terrorism featuring work from Director Neil Shortland.
Funding for CTSS research
Books, articles and chapters published.
Meet Our StudentsMatthew Chigas '17, '19Criminal Justice, Security Studies
Internships in the Middle East and in Nashua, N.H., launched Matthew Chigas on an ambitious career path.I try to get my hands in everything.
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