Boaz Ganor is the Dean and the Ronald Lauder Chair for Counter-Terrorism at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy as well as the Founder and Executive Director of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC). Professor Ganor also serves as the Founding President of the International Academic Counter-Terrorism Community (ICTAC), an international association of academic institutions, experts, and researchers in fields related to the study of terrorism and counter-terrorism. He previously held positions at Stanford University, U.C. Berkeley, the Hoover Institution, and the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Professor Ganor received his Ph.D. from Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2002).