Loretta Napoleoni – The New Economy of Terror Before and After 9/11


Loretta Napoleoni is an expert on the financing of terrorism and is known internationally for having calculated the size of the terror economy. She is the author of the best-selling book Terror, Incorporated (Seven Stories Press), Her latest book is Insurgent Iraq : Al-Zarqawi and the New Generation (Seven Stories Press). Dr. Napoleoni was a Fulbright scholar at Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, D.C., and a Rotary Scholar at the London School of Economics (LSE). Born and raised in Rome, she has an M.Phil. in Terrorism from LSE, a Master’s in International Relations from SAIS, and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Rome.

Organized by Manuel Pina and William Wood, Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory, The University of British Columbia.