Jeffrey W. Lewis received his Bachelor’s degree from Case Western Reserve University and both his Master’s degree and Doctorate from Ohio State University. He is the recipient of a Fulbright Hays Grant for doctoral research as well as a research grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). He has been a guest scholar of Germany’s Max-Planck-Society for the Advancement of the Sciences and in 2007-8 was a postdoctoral researcher at the START Center (Studies on Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism) located at the University of Maryland. Since 2003 he has been teaching in the Undergraduate International Studies Program at Ohio State University focusing on international security issues. He lives in Columbus, OH.