June 24, 2013
Terrorism Experts Are Sought by the Public but Not by Academe
Mark Abramson for The Chronicle
Gregory D. Johnsen knows a great deal about Yemen. He has traveled to the country several times over the past decade to conduct research on the civil war that divided the country in the 1960s. He speaks and reads Arabic, is pursuing a doctorate in Near Eastern studies at Princeton University, and has earned several fellowships, including a Fulbright, to further his work.
Along the way he has also become something of an expert on Al Qaeda's growing