Brian Jenkins with Larry Mantle

Event Details

Mar. 10

5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Brian M. Jenkins, foremost expert on domestic extremism will speak on the challenge of violence within our borders by home-grown extremists.

Brian Michael Jenkins is an American expert on terrorism and transportation security. During his nearly four decades of analysis, Jenkins has advised governments, private corporations, the Catholic Church, and the Church of England on terrorist threats.

He serves as Senior Advisor to the President of the RAND Corporation and Director of the Mineta Transportation Institute’s Transportation Security Center. He also served as a member of the White House Commission on Aviation Safety and Security, 1996–97 and as an advisor to the National Commission on Terrorism, 2000. He has served as an advisor to the U.S. Department of State, the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and other government agencies.

Jenkins is the author of many Rand reports on terrorism, as well as the author of many books, including Unconquerable Nation (2006) and Will Terrorists Go Nuclear? (2008).