Jakob Leichtman is a research assistant at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT).
He is a senior at Northeastern University located in Boston, Massachusetts where he is pursuing a combined Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and International Affairs. He has worked in Trujillo, Peru as a primary English, Science, Mathematics teacher as well as sports coordinator for the organization Supporting Kids in Peru (SKIP). He has also worked for My Life My Say (MLMS), a non-profit, youth-led national movement based in London, England, as an executive assistant and events coordinator. He has also studied abroad in multiple locations including England, The Balkans, Germany and Poland for various academic programs offered through his university.