Professor, University of Wollongong, Australia
Professor Adam Dolnik, PhD is a Professor of Terrorism Studies at the University of Wollongong in Australia, and a former Professor of Counterterrorism at the George C. Marshall Center for European Security Studies in Germany. In the past, Dolnik has also served as Chief Trainer at the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR) in Singapore, and as a researcher at the Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism Research Project at the Monterey Institute of International Studies in California and at the United Nations Terrorism Prevention Branch in Vienna. Dolnik has delivered lectures and training courses on terrorism and hostage negotiation for various governmental and nongovernmental organizations and agencies in over 50 countries, and regularly conducts field research in conflict zones (i.e. North Caucasus, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Uganda, Sudan, Southern Philippines, DRC, Colombia, etc.) Dolnik’s books include Understanding Terrorist Innovation: Technologies, Tactics, and Global Trends (London: Routledge, 2007) Negotiating Hostage Crises with the New Terrorists (Westport CT: Praeger Security International, 2007), Terrorism Field Research: A Guide (London: Routledge, 2013), Negotiating the Siege of Lal Masjid (Karachi: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2014), as well as over 50 reports and articles on terrorism related issues. Dolnik also serves on the editorial boards of "Terrorism and Political Violence" and “Perspectives on Terrorism” the leading academic journals in the field.
PhD (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), MA (Monterey Institute for International Studies, USA), BA (Masaryk University, Czech Republic)