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Leonard Cole

Posted by: Andrew Lavelle; 28 March 2016; 6:31 pm

Dr. Leonard A. Cole is an expert on bioterrorism and terror medicine. He is an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (Emergency Medicine) and at Rutgers University-Newark (Political Science). At the Medical School he is Director of the Program on Terror Medicine and Security. He is on the Advisory Board of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, a trustee of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and a former board member of the Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Alumni Association.

His numerous publications include articles for professional journals as well as the New York Times, Washington Post, and Scientific American. His ten books include The Anthrax Letters (National Academies Press/Skyhorse, 2009), named an HONOR BOOK by the NJ Council for the Humanities. He is also co-author of Local Planning for Terror and Disaster: From Bioterrorism to Earthquakes (Wiley, 2012). A member of the Aspen Institute’s WMD Working Group on Homeland Security, he is co-author/editor of WMD Terrorism (an Aspen Institute Report, 2012).