Dr. Max Abrahms

World-leading expert on terrorism and national security  

Dr. Max Abrahms is a professor of public policy and political science at Northeastern University, where he specializes in the study of international security, especially terrorism, U.S. foreign policy, and the international relations of the Middle East. Abrahms has published extensively in leading academic and popular outlets such as International Security, Security Studies, Harvard Business Review, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Newsweek, The Atlantic, and Los Angeles Times. Abrahms is the most cited scholar in the world in the category of “Terrorism Studies” according to Google Scholar. He regularly consults for government agencies and multinational corporations about the international terrorism landscape and geopolitics. He has held fellowships and other research affiliations with the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University, the Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University, the Moshe Dayan Center at Tel Aviv University, the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi, the political science department at Johns Hopkins University, and the Belfer Center at Harvard University.