Sam Mullins (@Sam_J_Mullins) is a professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, Hawaii, where he contributes to the professional education of security practitioners from around the globe. He has been researching and teaching terrorism and political violence for more than a decade, and has presented his work for the FBI, the New York City Police Department, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, the Australian Federal Police, NATO, and the Indonesian National Armed Forces, among many others. He is also an honorary principal fellow at the University of Wollongong, Australia and his most recent book is Jihadist Infiltration of Migrant Flows to Europe (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).
Mullins earned an MA (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Glasgow in Scotland before completing an MSc in Investigative Psychology, with distinction, at the University of Liverpool, UK. He completed his PhD thesis on Islamist terrorism in the US and UK at the Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention (CTCP) at the University of Wollongong, after which he worked as a research fellow at the CTCP, with a focus on terrorism and political violence.