Media Guide to UCLA Experts

Jeffrey Simon

Visiting lecturer / Department of Political Science

Area of Expertise: terrorism, security, terror attacks, political violence, domestic terrorism, shootings

Expert's Website

Security consultant Jeffrey Simon is a visiting lecturer in the UCLA Department of Political Science and an authority on terrorist attacks in the United States. Simon researches and teaches courses on political violence, terrorism and security and he is the author of "Lone Wolf Terrorism: Understanding the the Growing Threat" (2013).

Simon is president of Political Risk Assessment Company, Inc., and his writings on terrorism, political violence, and political risk have appeared in many publications, including the Journal of the American Medical Association, Foreign Policy, and the New York Times.

Q&A with Simon about Christopher Dorner.


Media Contacts

Jessica Wolf, 310-825-1046
jwolf@support.ucla.edu