Steven Emerson bio

1. Name: Steven Emerson
2. Title: Author, Journalist, and Executive Director of The Investigative Project
3. Biography: Steven Emerson is considered one of the leading authorities on Islamic extremist networks, financing and operations. He is the author of several books on terrorism and national security.

He currently serves as the Executive Director of The Investigative Project on Terrorism, one of the world’s largest storehouses of archival data and intelligence on Islamic and Middle Eastern terrorist groups.

Emerson and his staff frequently provide briefings to U.S. government and law enforcement agencies, Members of Congress and congressional committees, and print and electronic media, both national and international.

Since 9/11, Emerson has testified before Congress numerous times on terrorist financing and operational networks of Al Qaeda, Hamas, Hezbollah, Islamic Jihad, and the rest of the worldwide Islamic militant spectrum.

4. Involvement/ Affiliations:
  • Founder and Executive Director of The Investigative Project–one of the world’s largest archival data and intelligence on Islamic and Middle Eastern terrorist groups, 1995-present
  • Former Journalist, U.S. News & World Report and CNN, 1986-1993
  • Former Staff Member, the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, 1982
5. Education:
  • M.A., Sociology, Brown University, 1977
  • B.A., Brown University, 1976
6. Published Works:
  • Jihad Incorporated: A Guide to Militant Islam in the US, 2006
  • American Jihad: The Terrorists Living Among Us, 2002
  • The worldwide Jihad movement: Militant Islam targets the West (Policy forum), 1995
  • Terrorist: The Inside Story of the Highest-Ranking Iraqi Terrorist Ever to Defect to the West, 1991
  • The Fall of Pan Am 103: Inside the Lockerbie Investigation, 1990
  • Secret Warriors: Inside the Covert Military Operations of the Reagan Era, 1988
  • The American House of Saud: The Secret Petrodollar Connection, 1985
7. Contact info: Steven Emerson, Executive Director
The Investigative Project

Fax: (202) 966-5191
Email: stopterror@aol.com