After a decade as a counter-terrorism analyst at the U.S. Department of State, Dr. Tricia Bacon is now an associate professor at American University’s School of Public Affairs. She is also a non-resident fellow at George Washington University’s Program on Extremism. She serves on the Countering Terrorism and Extremism Program's Advisory Council at the Middle East Institute and International Counter-Terrorism Review Advisory Board. She is also on the Editorial Board for the journal Studies in Conflict and Terrorism. She is an animal lover and fan of Cleveland sports (except the Browns, she is reasonable).