Tina Huang is an M.A. Security Studies candidate at Georgetown University concentrating in terrorism and substate violence. Her research interests focus on the radicalization process, countering violent extremism, and counter terrorism. Presently, Tina serves as a research assistant for Elizabeth Arsenault, where she is exploring the intricacies of terrorism leadership and the consequences of torture. She is also a Teacher Assistant for for Daniel Byman’s online Terrorism and Counterterrorism course, a free Georgetown course provided to anyone interested in taking it. Previously, Tina has served as a research assistant for Peter Neumann, the Director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) at King’s College in London. She also worked for the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in the Center for Preventive Action.
Tina’s most interesting SSP experience thus far has been owning a company after the Hacking for Defense course. She states, “I never thought I would be where I am now but I’m learning a lot about the defense innovation industry and how to start up a business.,” Tina originally hails from Orlando, Florida and graduated from Emory University where she majored in international studies.