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Mustafa Kirisci, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Dr. Mustafa Kirisci is an assistant professor of homeland security at DeSales University. He earned his master's degree in criminal justice and Ph.D. degree in political science from University of North Texas. He previously worked as a visiting assistant professor at Saint Mary's College of California. His research interests fall primarily in law enforcement, terrorism, civil conflict, and cybersecurity. His published papers appear in Government and Opposition, Terrorism and Political Violence, Critical Studies on Terrorism, and Political Violence at a Glance.  Dr. Kirisci will be teaching undergraduate Homeland Security courses and work with Dr. Ahmet Yayla at the Center for Homeland Security