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Free Online Panel Discussion on Homeland Security, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Bruce Hoffman

Some of the industry's most experienced professionals will present on terrorism, counterterrorism, and the importance of homeland security training and education.

Please join us for an online panel discussion on homeland security featuring keynote speaker Bruce Hoffman, Ph.D., Professor at the Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.

Dr. Hoffman is the former Corporate Chair in Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency at the RAND Corporation and Director of RAND’s Washington, D.C. Office, and lead author of the final report from the U.S. Congress' Independent Commission to Review the FBI’s Post-9/11 Response to Terrorism and Radicalization.

Other speakers include: 

  • Colin P. Clarke, Ph.D. , Senior Research Fellow, The Soufan Center
  • James B. Martin, J.D., District Attorney, Lehigh County, Pa.
  • William S. Walker, Deputy Special Agent in Charge, Homeland Security Investigations, Philadelphia
  • David Wells, Political Analysis and Research Unit in the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED)
  • Ahmet Yayla, Ph.D., Director, Center for Homeland Security, DeSales University

SCHEDULE

9:15 a.m. - Opening Remarks

  • Jennifer Moore, J.D. 
    Chair of Social Sciences Department, DeSales University
  • Rev. James Greenfield, O.S.F.S. ’84, Ed.D.
    President, DeSales University

9:30 a.m. - Speakers

Center Overview

  • Ahmet Yayla, Ph.D. 
    Director of the Center for Homeland Security, DeSales University

Guest Speakers

  • James B. Martin, J.D. 
    District Attorney, Lehigh County, Pa.
  • William S. Walker
    Deputy Special Agent in Charge,
    Homeland Security Investigations, Philadelphia

Keynote Speaker

  • Bruce Hoffman, Ph.D. 
    Professor, Georgetown University,
    Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service

10:45 a.m. - Break 

11:00 a.m. - Panel Discussion

12:00 p.m. - Concluding Remarks

  • Colin P. Clarke, Ph.D.,
    Senior Research Fellow, The Soufan Center
  • Bro. Daniel Wisniewski, O.S.F.S., Ph.D.,
    Provost, DeSales University  

Thursday, November 21 at 9:15am

ONLINE

Event Type

Lecture, Public/Community Event

Departments

Graduate Programs, Department of Social Sciences, MCJ: Master of Arts in Criminal Justice

Website

https://www.desales.edu/center-for-ho...

Cost

FREE, but RSVP requested

Hashtag

#desaleschs

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