John Jay College will continue their Friday Seminars on Terrorism with a lecture from Mark Hamm, professor of Criminology at Indiana State University, who has published widely in the areas of terrorism, hate crimes, and prison subcultures. The lecture will be held on Friday, October 11, 2013 at 3:00pm at Haaren Hall at John Jay College.
Currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Center on Terrorism at John Jay, Professor Hamm is a leading scholar on prison radicalization and recruitment in the United States. His most recent book and subject of his seminar, The Spectacular Few: Prisoner Radicalization and the Evolving Terrorist Threat, examines prisoner radicalization from a range of perspectives, including historical analyses from Malcolm X to detainees at Guantanamo.
Professor Hamm is currently studying lone wolf terrorism in the US between 1940 and 2012 and is building a database on lone wolf terrorism.
His other works include Terrorism as Crime: From Oklahoma City to Al-Qaeda and Beyond; In Bad Company: America’s Terrorist Underground (2002), Apocalypse in Oklahoma: Waco and Ruby Ridge Revenged (1997), and American Skinheads: The Criminology and Control of Hate Crime (1993).
Copies of The Spectacular Few will be available for sale at the seminar. Professor Hamm will sign copies during the reception.
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