SEST-693 Domestic Terrorism
Fall for 2016-2017
People from many different backgrounds, espousing widely divergent viewpoints, and pursuing a variety of tactics have committed terrorist acts in the United States. This course examines the American experience of terrorism in the 20th and 21st centuries (with some broader historical context). It covers the US government’s responses to terrorist actors and focuses on current threat issues. The course explores the many different forces influencing terrorists in the homeland over time as well as the ideologies and movements that informed their activity. It also highlights broader social and cultural reactions to terrorism in the United States.
The following syllabi may help you learn more about this course (login required):
Fall '16: Hewitt C (file download)
Additional syllabi may be available in prior academic years.