Leonard Weinberg

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"Leonard Weinberg is Foundation Professor of Political Science at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is a Senior Fellow at the National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism in Oklahoma City and at the National Security Studies Center at the University of Haifa, Israel. He began his academic career as Instructor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from 1966–67. At the University of Nevada, Reno he was appointed Assistant Professor in 1967, Associate Professor in 1971, Full Professor in 1978 and Foundation Professor in 1996. Over the course of his career he has been a Fulbright Senior Research Fellow for Italy, a Visiting Scholar at UCLA, a Guest Professor at the University of Florence, and the recipient of an H.F. Guggenheim Foundation grant for the study of political violence. He has also served as a consultant to the United Nations Office for the Prevention of Terrorism (Agency for Crime Control and Drug Prevention). In 2005 he participated in the planning for the Madrid Summit Conference on Democracy, Terrorism and Security. He is a member of the International Political Science Association (and its Work Group on Fascism), the American Political Science Association, the International Sociological Association, the International Society of Political Psychology, the Conference Group on Italian Politics of American Political Science Association, the Committee on Political Sociology and the Society for Comparative Research. Leonard Weinberg is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Democracy and Security." [1]

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  1. Leonard Weinberg, worldwhoswho.com, accessed January 13, 2011.
  2. Editorial Board, Terrorism and Political Violence, accessed January 13, 2011.