Areas of Expertise Violence; Violent Organizations and Groups; Offender Decision-Making and Criminal Expertise; Malevolent Creativity and Innovation
“Extremism, situational decision-making, and restrictive deterrence”
Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency
2022 Logan, M.K., Windisch, S., & Simi, P.
“Adverse childhood experiences and violent extremism: A comparison of left-wing and right-wing extremism”
Terrorism and Political Violence
“Constraints to malevolent innovation in terrorist attacks.”
Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. DOI: 10.1037/aca0000385
2020 Logan, M.K., Ligon, G.S., & Derrick, D.C.
“Measuring tactical innovation in terrorist attacks.”
Journal of Creative Behavior. DOI: 10.1002/jocb.420
2020 Hall, M., Logan, M.K., Ligon, G.S., & Derrick, D.C.
“Do machines replicate humans? Towards a unified understanding of radicalizing content on the open social Web.”
Policy and Internet. DOI: /10.1002/poi3.223
2019 Logan, M.K. & Hall, M.
“Comparing crime types: A linguistic analysis of communiqués associated with the animal and earth liberation movement.”
Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: Pathways toward Terrorism and Genocide. 12(2), 164-181
2019 Sporer, K., Logan, M.K., Ligon, G.S., & Derrick, D.C.
“#JeSuisParis?: An appeal to hypocrisy and justifications for mass casualty violence.”
Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice and Criminology, 8(1), 37-56.
2018 Windisch, S., Logan, M.K., & Ligon, G.S.
“Headhunting among violent extremist organizations: An empirical assessment of talent spotting.”
Perspectives on Terrorism, 12(2).
Grants and Contracts
2022. Co- Principal Investigator with Jennifer Carson
“Understanding the Complete Spectrum of Left-Wing and Environmental Extremism: Pre-Incident Behaviors, NonTerrorist Criminal Activity, Plots, and Terrorist Attacks”
Funding Institution: The National Institute of Justice
Funding Amount: $506,497
2022 Principal Investigator with Steven Windisch
“The Needs of the Counter Terrorism Workforce and the Utility of Existing Datasets”
Funding Institution: Department of Homeland Security; The National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (20STTPC-00001-03)
Funding Amount: $136,586