Research Professor, Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University; Co-Author, ISIS: The State of Terror
Jessica Stern is a research professor at Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies and a fellow at Hoover Institution and Harvard’s School of Public Health. She advises government agencies on issues related to terrorism. Stern taught at Harvard University from 1999 to 2015 and served on President Clinton’s National Security Council staff in 1994 and 1995. Her books include ISIS: The State of Terror, Denial: A Memoir of Terror, Terror in the Name of God, and The Ultimate Terrorists. Stern was awarded a 2009 Guggenheim Fellowship for her work on trauma and terror, and TIME magazine included her in a 2001 series profiling 100 people with bold ideas.