Psychology of Terrorism

About the Project

A USF-led study team has completed a project on the Psychology of Terrorism for a major U.S. intelligence agency. This project analyzed the behavioral science literature to better understand the causes, motivations and determinants of terrorist behavior. In addition to the final report (, the team produced a 220 page annotated bibliography ( and conducted training for intelligence professionals.

Principal Investigator

Randy Borum, PsyD