Expert on Domestic Terrorism Available to Speak About Shootings in Las Vegas

Article ID: 619006

Released: 9-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: Georgia State University

Expert Pitch

Anthony F. Lemieux, associate professor of communication at Georgia State University, is available to discuss domestic terrorism in the wake of the tragic shootings at occurred in Las Vegas Sunday. Lemieux is the lead researcher at Georgia State's initiative on trans-cultural conflict and violence, with research supported by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Science Foundation.

"This attack is looking to me like domestic suicide terrorism," Lemieux noted. "It has all the hallmarks."

Lemieux talks about why some individuals and groups turn to violence and terrorism in a one-minute video, available at http://www.gsu.edu/2014/02/06/causes-terrorist-attacks/.

Lemieux is additionally a researcher with the National Center for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism at the University of Maryland, and is also an adjunct associate professor with the School of Medicine and Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta.

For more information about Lemieux, visit http://lemieux.socialpsychology.org/ or http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwdcm/13942.html.

Lemieux is available directly at:
Phone: 860-490-5983
Email: alemieux@gsu.edu


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