India Foundation is organizing a Discussion on “Worldwide Terror Trends: Terrorist Tactics, Targets and Weapons” at the India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi on April 13, 2015 from 11 AM to 01 PM. The Keynote Speaker will be Prof. Gary LaFree, Director, National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), University of Maryland, Washington D.C. The program will bring together a number of academicians, social activists, civil servant and scholars to discuss and debate the menace of global terrorism. Around 20 delegates are expected to attend this discussion.
Prof. Gary LaFree is a professor of criminology and criminal justice and director of the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) at the University of Maryland. During 2005-2006, he served as President of the American Society of Criminology (ASC). Dr. LaFree was also named a Fellow of the American Society of Criminology in 2006 and a member of the National Academy of Science’s Committee on Law and Justice in 2008.