Dr. Jessica Stern

The Reinhold Niebuhr Institute of Religion and Culture presents
The Fourteenth Annual Joyce and David Giles Lecture

Dr. Jessica Stern

March 15th 2005
4:00 pm
Sarazen Student Union

Dr. Jessica, "Lecturer in Public Policy, is a faculty affiliate at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. From 1994-1995, she served as Director for Russian, Ukrainian, and Eurasian Affairs at the National Security Council, where she was responsible for national security policy toward Russia and the former Soviet states and for policies to reduce the threat of nuclear smuggling and terrorism. Stern earlier worked at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. In 1998-1999, she was the superterrorism Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and, in 1995-1996, she was a national Fellow at Hoover Institution at Stanford University. She is the author of Terror in the Name of God (HarperCollins, 2003), The Ultimate Terrorists (Harvard University Press, 1999), and of numerous articles on terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. She received a bachelor's degree from Barnard College in chemistry, a master's of science degree from MIT, and a doctorate in public policy from Harvard." (http://ksgfaculty.harvard.edu/Jessica_Stern)

Watch a video stream of Dr. Stern discuss her recent book, Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill.

Read two works by Dr. Stern at the following websites:


View a list of Dr. Stern's scholarly activity

Publications & Other Work 

Dr. Jessica Stern's visit is co-sponsored by Siena's Globalization Studies Program, Peace Studies Program, Office of Multi-Cultural Affairs, The Center for the Study of Government and Politics, Political Science Department, the Foundations Sequence, Women and Multicultural Studies Program, Sr. Thea Bowman Center for Women and the Kieval Institute for Jewish-Christian Studies

Free and Open to the Public