Past event

Blood, Patriots and Tyrants: American Far Right Terrorism CSTPV Lecture - Professor Bruce Hoffman

Bruce Hoffman (born 1954) is an American political analyst specializing in the study of terrorism and counterterrorism, insurgency and counter-insurgency.

Hoffman is a tenured professor at Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, where he directs its Center for Jewish Civilization. Between 2010 and 2017 Hoffman was the director of the Center for Security Studies and director of the security studies program. He is the second longest-serving director in the security center and program's three-decade history.

He is also visiting Professor of Terrorism Studies at St Andrews University, Scotland and is currently the Shelby Cullom and Kathryn W. Davis Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and the George H. Gilmore Senior Fellow at the U.S. Military's Combating Terrorism Center.

In May 2022, Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin appointed Hoffman as a commissioner on the Commonwealth of Virginia's Commission To Combat Antisemitism. He is also a member of the Advisory Council to the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation and a member of the Security Advisory Council of the Community Security Service–the preeminent Jewish volunteer security organization in the United States.

St Andrews University are delighted to have Bruce be with us to discuss – Blood, Patriots and Tyrants: American Far Right Terrorism