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Locating Extremists Where They Strike: The Influence of Ideology and Geography on Terrorist Target Selection

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Locating Extremists Where They Strike: The Influence of Ideology and Geography on Terrorist Target Selection Isabel Bielamowicz and Kayla Groneck This is a brief summary of a 14-week research project we designed and carried out, the purpose of which was to identify the relationships between geographic location, ideological affiliation, and physical target for cases of […]

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How Childhood Experiences Shape Belief Systems: Psychology behind the Ritchie case

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How Childhood Experiences Shape Belief Systems: Psychology behind the Ritchie case Megan Roques (@meganroques) When coding cases, we examine multiple cases with various motivations in order to determine if they fit the inclusion criteria. Lately, most of the cases that I have found have been the result of scraping documents and databases. Therefore, coding these […]

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Gender Disparities in Crimes of Political Violence: Revealing tPP’s Strengths and Limitations

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Gender Disparities in Crimes of Political Violence: Revealing tPP’s Strengths and Limitations Kayla Groneck Taking a step back from coding further cases for the dataset, tPP’s researchers wanted to take the time to answer some of the questions which had arisen around the trends we identified over months of researching and coding prosecutions of political […]

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Preparing a report for the US Army War College

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In December 2019, tPP was contacted by an individual with the United States Army War College seeking assistance with data. This individual asked if we could provide a number of measures of criminal defendants in order to compare defendants with and without military histories. After a few emails and a phone call to ensure we […]

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tPP’s first journal publication!

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We at tPP could not be more pleased to announce that in April 2019, two members of our Steering Team published the first peer-reviewed journal article based around the Prosecution Project data set! The stellar team of Athena Chapekis and Sarah M. Moore published, “The prosecution of ‘others’: presidential rhetoric and the interrelation of framing, […]

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Locating Extremists Where They Strike: Ideological and Geographic Influences on Terrorist Target Selection

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The posts below are brief summaries of 14-week research projects designed and carried out by our student team. tPP plans to release the full studies as peer-reviewed publications in the future. Locating Extremists Where They Strike: Ideological and Geographic Influences on Terrorist Target Selection Isabel Bielamowicz and Kayla Groneck             […]