Anthony F. Lemieux, associate professor of communication at Georgia State University, is available to discuss the ISIS beheading of an American journalist, in addition to the propaganda and media efforts used by such organizations.

His direct contact information is available above to logged-in, registered Newswise reporters.

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. The Georgia State University effort is part of the institution's Second Century Initiative.

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.

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