Graig Klein
2015, NEFP
PhD Candidate, Binghamton University



Graig Klein is a PhD candidate in political science at Binghamton University specializing in terrorism studies and conflict processes. His research explores how behavioral incentives and strategic interactions motivate transitions in dissidents’ tactical choices. His dissertation focuses on how terrorists’ recruitment and mobilization goals motivate observable shifts in target selection and timing of attacks. Graig has worked for the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq, taught at Manhattan Community College, and served as a foreign affairs commentator and analyst for the Diplomatic Courier. He holds an MA from American University’s School of International Service in International Peace and Conflict Resolution.


Terrorism and Radicalization, Conflict, Middle East and North Africa