Originally from Belgium, Jonathan Matusitz moved to the USA in 2000 where he is an associate professor at the Nicholson School of Communication. He has a doctorate from the University of Oklahoma and his research focuses on communication and symbolism in terrorism and the globalisation of culture. Jonathan has contributed to many academic publications and given over 100 conference presentations. He is the author of ‘Terrorism & Communication’ and ‘Symbolism in Terrorism’. His research has been cited by the US Supreme Court and he has received multiple awards.