October 27 2011
Mark Hamm, ISU professor of criminology, will speak on "Locking Up Terrorists: Three Models of Prisoner Radicalization" at 2:15 pm. on Nov. 3 in Holmstedt Hall 117. His presentation will discuss his research in the U.S., Israel, and the United Kingdom. The talk is open to the public.
Hamm has published widely in the areas of terrorism, hate crime, and prisoner subcultures. He is the author of nine books, including "Terrorism as Crime: From Oklahoma City to Al-Qaeda and Beyond." He has testified before a U.S. House Homeland Security Committee regarding the recruitment of terrorists inside American prisons. He also has worked with European agencies regarding terrorism.