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Lorenzo G. Vidino is an Italian expert on Islamism in Europe and North America who has American citizenship. He was born in Milan, Italy. He holds a law degree from the University of Milan and a Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
A visiting fellow at the RAND Corporation in Washington DC from October 2010, he previously held fellowships at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, the U.S. Institute of Peace, and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Vidino was chosen to head the George Washington University Center for Cyber and Homeland Security's Program on Extremism which launched in June 2015.
He is the author of two books (his latest, The New Muslim Brotherhood in the West, is published by Columbia University Press), congressional testimonies, and frequent articles in several prominent newspapers and academic journals.
- George Washington University, Program on Extremism, Dr. Lorenzo Vidino
- Leiken, Robert S. (2010-04-15). Europe's Angry Muslims: The Revolt of the Second Generation. Oxford University Press. pp. 284–. ISBN 9780195328974. Retrieved 7 May 2012.
- "Dr. Lorenzo Vidino - Program on Extremism - The George Washington University". cchs.gwu.edu. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
- "The New Muslim Brotherhood in the West | Columbia University Press". Columbia University Press. Retrieved 2018-09-30.