Austin C. Doctor
Dr. Austin C. Doctor is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the Director of Counterterrorism Research Initiatives at the National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education (NCITE) Center, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence. He also serves as a research fellow with the Modern War Institute at the United States Military Academy at West Point and the National Strategic Research Institute. He holds a PhD from the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia. His research focuses on militant actors, terrorism and political violence, and emerging threats. Austin’s work is published in various academic and policy outlets, including International Studies Quarterly, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, Terrorism and Political Violence, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and War on the Rocks. You can follow him on Twitter @austincdoctor.
Key ICCT Publications:
Bacon, T., Doctor, A. C., and Warner, J. A Global Strategy to Address the Islamic State in Africa. Perspective, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 29 June 2022.
This perspective critically examines some challenges posed to the rule of law and human rights by states’ use of data-driven learning-based artificial intelligence (AI) systems for identifying individuals presenting a threat to national security.