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Susan Jellissen Named an Academic Fellow in Terrorism Studies

Professor Susan Jellissen of the Political Science Department has been accepted as a 2010-2011 Academic Fellow with the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies in Washington, D.C. As an FDD Fellow, Jellissen will travel to Israel and participate in an educational program that focuses on terrorism’s threat to democracy.
FDD is a non-profit, non-partisan think tank based in Washington, D.C., that seeks to educate Americans about the terrorist threat to democracies worldwide. The FDD Academic Fellowship Program takes place at Israel’s Tel Aviv University from May 29 –June 9. The program consists of an intensive series of lectures by academics, diplomats and military officials from India, Israel, Jordan, Turkey and the United States as well as field trips to military, police and immigration facilities throughout Israel.