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Anthony (Tony) F. Lemieux

Anthony (Tony) F. Lemieux Anthony (Tony) F. Lemieux, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Communication at Georgia State University, where he is a lead researcher in a newly established interdisciplinary Second Century Initiative on trans-cultural conflict and violence. He is also an investigator with the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), a U.S. Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence based at the University of Maryland. In addition, he is an Adjunct Associate Professor in both the School of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics and the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. He is also an affiliate of the Emory Neuropolicy Center. His current experimental research on support for terrorism is supported by START. His collaborative work on psychological, communicative, and behavioral aspects of cyber security is supported by the National Science Foundation. Previous research on health behavior change and HIV prevention has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health, and Concerned Citizens for Humanity.

Dr. Lemieux has lectured at a wide range of academic institutions, as well as the United Nations headquarters in New York, the headquarters of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, and the National Counterterrorism Center / Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Lemieux’s extensive record of peer reviewed publications include articles in Terrorism and Political Violence, Critical Terrorism Studies, AIDS & Behavior, the Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, the Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict, and Health Psychology. Dr. Lemieux has taught extensively on terrorism and has served as a subject matter expert on radicalization, behavioral screening technologies, and innovative survey methods. Dr. Lemieux has a blog at Psychology Today on the motivations and methods of terrorism. Prior to moving to Atlanta, Dr. Lemieux was an Associate Professor of Psychology at Purchase College, State University of New York where he chaired the University’s Strategic Planning Committee. He earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in Social Psychology at the University of Connecticut, and his B.A. in Psychology and Sociology at Boston College.