Dr. Ted Reynolds is the Director of the Terrorism Studies Program for the Global Perspectives Office, and serves as Visiting Lecturer on Intelligence and Terrorism for the Political Science Department at UCF. His work focuses on understanding terrorist/extremist radicalization and participation, particularly within social media and other computer mediated communication (CMC) environments. Reynolds is a graduate of Rollins College with a B.A. in International Affairs, has an M.A. in Political Science from UCF, and acquired his Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. As a Visiting Lecturer at UCF, he teaches classes in Terrorism Studies, the Intelligence Community, and Cyberwarfare Policy. He also works as a subject matter expert on terrorist/extremist use of social media and CMC in the radicalization, recruitment, and mobilization process. This work is focused toward the development and creation of effective cyber tools and strategies in various areas related to national security.
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