Joseph Young is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Affairs at American University. His research focuses on the cross-national causes and consequences of political violence and terrorism. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles across academic disciplines, including political science, economics, criminology, and international studies. Recent articles appear in the Journal of Politics, Perspectives on Politics, Journal of Peace Research, Public Choice, and International Studies Review. The National Science Foundation and the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) have funded his research.
Posts by Joseph Young:
- Everyday Counterterrorism, May 30, 2013.
- What We Know (and What We Don’t) About the Boston Marathon Bombings, April 18, 2013.
- Terror in Boston, April 15, 2013.
- More on Microfoundations, April 9, 2013.
- Movies About Political Violence to Watch… and a Few You Shouldn’t.
- Books on Political Violence You Should Own, February 11, 2013.
- Sins of the Father, January 16, 2013.
- What Washington Think Tanks Like: Data, December 11, 2012.
- Foreign Policy in the Next Obama Administration, November 20, 2012.
- Why Don’t Americans Care About Foreign Policy?, October 22, 2012.
- Naughty or Nice? The Politics of the FTO List, October 8, 2012.
- Precipitants Are Not Preconditions, September 18, 2012.
- Weapon of the Weak? Why State Capabilities have Conflicting Effects on Terrorism, September 6, 2012.
- So You Want to Study Political Violence?, August 29, 2012.
- What’s in a Name? How to Classify Recent Violent Events, August 17, 2012.
- Extreme Ideas and Extreme Tactics, August 7, 2012.
- Poliscifi II: War Sanitized, July 23, 2012.
- Poli-Sci-Fi, July 13, 2012.
- Ungoverned Spaces, June 29, 2012.
- Syria Outcome @ a Glance, June 26, 2012.
- The Banality of Violent Organizations, May 31, 2012.