Adam Dolnik, Ph.D.
Professor of counterterrorism
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies
Dr. Dolnik came to the Marshall Center for European Security Studies in June 2011, from the Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention at the University of Wollongong in Australia, where he is the director of terrorism studies and professorial fellow.
Formerly Dr. Dolnik served as chief trainer at the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research in Singapore, and as a researcher at the Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism Research Project at the Monterey Institute of International Studies in California.
Dr. Dolnik has lectured for various governmental and nongovernmental organizations and agencies in more than 40 countries, and regularly conducts field research in conflict zones including the North Caucasus, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Uganda, Sudan, Southern Philippines, DRC, and Colombia.
His writings include Understanding Terrorist Innovation: Technologies, Tactics, and Global Trends (London: Routledge, 2007); Negotiating Hostage Crises with the New Terrorists (Westport CT: Praeger Security International, 2007), Terrorism Field Research: A Guide (London: Routledge, forthcoming in 2011) as well as more than 50 reports and articles on terrorism related issues.
Dolnik also serves on the editorial boards of "Terrorism and Political Violence" and "Perspectives on Terrorism" the leading academic journals in the field.