The Not-So-Silent “Majority”: An Automated Content Analysis of Anti-Government Online Communities
Bethany Leap, Michael H. Becker
Perspectives on Terrorism, vol. 17(1), 2023, pp. 103-123
Don’t Kill the Messenger: Perceived Credibility of Far-Right Former Extremists and Police Officers in P/CVE Communication
Daniel Koehler, Gordon Clubb, Jocelyn J. Bélanger, Michael H. Becker, Michael J. Williams
Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 2023
Successful for Whom?: An Examination of the General Deterrent Impact of the Targeted Killing of Terrorist Leaders on Global Terrorist Fatalities
Daren Fisher, Michael H. Becker
Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, 2023
A comparison of political violence by left-wing, right-wing, and Islamist extremists in the United States and the world
Katarzyna Jasko, Gary LaFree, James Piazza, Michael H. Becker
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 119(30), 2022
Deciding to support violence: An empirical examination of systematic decision-making, activism, and support for political violence
Michael H Becker
Criminology & Criminal Justice, vol. 21, 2021, pp. 669-686
Web Scraping for Prospective Data Collection
This project is an ongoing application of novel data collection methods to study for formation and adoption of extremist attitudes online.
Decision-Making and Support for Political Violence
This an ongoing set of studies examining the relationship between measures of decision-making and support for the use of political violence.
United States Federal and State Twitter Project
A Twitter web-scraper for all official accounts of members of the United States Congress, U.S. Governors, and National-Security relevant Federal Executive positions.
Michael H. Becker
Department of Justice, Law, and Criminology