Seamus Hughes

The George Washington University


Seamus Hughes is the deputy director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University's Center for Cyber and Homeland Security.

Hughes previously worked at the National Counterterrorism Center, serving as a lead staffer on the U.S. government's efforts to implement the national countering violent extremism strategy.

Featured Work

L to R: Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou, Ali Soufan, Seamus Hughes. CREDIT: Frank LeitaƵ

DEC 12, 2016 Podcast

Foreign Fighters, Homegrown Terrorism, and the Prevention of Violent Extremism

What are the driving forces behind the increase in homegrown terrorism and what can be done to stop it? Ali Soufan and Seamus Hughes, veterans ...