Professor Boaz Ganor is the dean of the Lauder School of Government and Diplomacy at the Interdisciplinary Center. He is the founder and the executive director of the International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism, and is a member of Israel’s National Committee for Homeland Security Technologies, of the International Advisory Board of Institute of Defense and Strategic Studies in Singapore, and of the International Advisory team of the Manhattan Institute to the New-York Police Department (NYPD). Ganor lectures on terrorism and counterterrorism at the High Command Academic Courses of the Israel Defense Forces, as well as at the Lauder School of Government and Diplomacy, and other academic and international forums.He obtained his B.A. in Political Sciences from Hebrew University, his M.A. in Political Studies from Tel Aviv University and his Ph.D. from Hebrew University. Professor Ganor also sits on the Executive Committee of the International Academic Board of Advisors for ISGAP, the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy.