Dr. Barak Bouks, Ph.D. (Bar-Ilan University, 2016), senior research fellow, The Europa Institute, specializes in Religion & Terror, won a scholarship to attend and present a paper, at UCSIA's Summer school, The University of Antwerp, Belgium, Under the theme "Is Faith-based Violence Religious". In 2017, served as committee member of the Jabotinsky Prize for Literature and Research. In February 2019, the paper "Combating Fundamentalists by Democracy :Lessons from Afghan Militias", was presented as a book chapter of INSS, Serbia, Belgrad. Currently, some academic projects are under development with the University of Zagreb, Croatia.
Recently I served as a peer reviewer in the following refereed Journals: Terrorism and Political Violence, Religion State and Society & Conflict Management and Peace Science, and served as a commentator in the Israeli media on these subjects. Main research interests are Terror & Religion, Middle-East & Security (Focusing in Lebanon), Arab Media, Conducting Surveys, as well as qualitative & quantitative analysis (SPSS & Excel).