Marina Shorer, PhD

Experienced Researcher with a demonstrated history of working in the eLearning industry. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Analytical Skills, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Planning, and Homeland Security. Strong business development professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Political Science and Government from Tel Aviv University.

Marina Shorer carries out research mainly in the areas of national security, biometrics and cyber security, immigration, global economics and online education. Her position as Head of Program of IDmap Institute helps her to be involved in the development of national security and online studies. During the last decades, she has intensively published and lectured in academic and professional spheres. Her recent publications include contributions to the books of Handbook of Research on Civil Society and National Security in the Era of Cyber Warfare (2015) and National Security and Counterintelligence in the Era of Cyber Espionage (2016). Dr Shorer is a welcomed presenter at NATO and other top security forums. Her experience as former media liaison for the Israeli Ministry of Internal Security contributes to the integration of her knowledge of the routine of the governmental structures with theoretical and practical tools, helping students find new and creative insights and solutions.

Selected publications:

Mobilization of women to terrorism: tools and methods of ISIS, 2018, International Annals of Criminology, Cambridge University Press

Hacked Democracy: Internet campaigns and cyber security, 2017 Paper presented at Cyber Authority panel at Yuval Ne’eman Workshop for Science, Technology and Security, Tel Aviv University

Analysis of success of mobilization to terror using tools of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), with Galit Ben-Israel, 2015,  In M. Hadji-Janev & M. Bogdanoski (Eds.), Handbook of research on civil society and national security in the era of cyber warfare. Hershey, PA: IGI Global Press

Talking community language: Developing discourse and tools to present alternative content to prevent terror inclination and mobilization, with Galit Ben-Israel,  May 2011, Paper presented at NATO Advanced Research Workshop: Counter terrorism in culturally and linguistically diverse communities, Antalya, Turkey