Pitt-Brad Professor who Specializes in Post-9/11 Terrorism to Accept Comments on 9/11 Anniversary

BRADFORD, Pa. – Dr. Tony Gaskew, associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford who has spent the last decade researching terrorism in light of Sept. 11, 2001, and the USA PATRIOT Act, is available for interviews regarding the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States.

Gaskew is a Fulbright-Hays Fellow, an FDD Terrorism Fellow, a Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies Research Fellow, and a University of Pittsburgh Faculty Diversity Fellow. He has conducted ethnographic research in several locations throughout the Middle East, including Egypt and Israel, examining issues of terrorism, social justice, and structural violence.

He is the author of “Policing Muslim American Communities,” a book that examines the relationship between law enforcement agencies and Muslim-American communities since the implementation of the USA PATRIOT Act. He has presented academic papers by invitation at numerous universities across the country, including Columbia University. He has also published articles in various journals including Practicing Anthropology and Contemporary Justice Review. His forthcoming book, “The Muslim Brotherhood: Reshaping U.S. Foreign Policy Post-9/11,” will focus on his fieldwork in Egypt and Israel.

He teaches Terrorism in a Post-9/11 World and Islam and Social Justice.


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