Dr. Joshua Sinai is a Washington, DC-based consultant on national security studies, focusing primarily on terrorism, counter-terrorism, homeland security, and foreign area studies, including the Middle East. He has more than 25 years of experience in conducting national security studies in government, the corporate sector, and academia, including teaching at the graduate level. He had previously worked as Associate Professor/Research at Virginia Tech Research Center-Arlington, with whom he continues to be affiliated. Dr. Sinai has published more than 80 articles in academic publications, magazines, and newspapers. His publication about “The Active Shooter – A Handbook on Prevention” was published by ASIS International in early 2013. He obtained his Ph.D. in Political Science, with a specialization in Comparative Politics and the Middle East, from Columbia University.