Terrorism on the Internet: The New Threats
Gabriel Weimann is a full Professor of Communication at the department of Communication at Haifa University, and currently a Senior Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC. At the Wilson Center he is conducting his research on "Terrorism and Counterterrorism on the Internet: The Next Generation".
His research interests include the study of media effects, political campaigns, persuasion and influence, media and public opinion, modern terrorism and the mass media. He has published seven books: Communicating Unreality (Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2000); The Influentials: People Who Influence People (State University of New York Press, 1995); The Theater of Terror (New York: Longman, 1994); Hate on Trial (Toronto: Mosaic, 1986); The Singaporean Enigma (Jerusalem: Tzivonim, 2001); Terror On the Internet (Washington, DC: USIP Press, 2007) and Freedom and Terror (New York: Routledge).
His papers and research reports (more than 160 publications) have been published in scientific journals and books. He has received numerous grants and awards from international foundations and has been a Visiting Professor at various universities including University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, Hofstra University, Lehigh University, University of Maryland (USA), University of Mainz (Germany), Carleton University (Canada) and the National University of Singapore.