Alex Szokalski is a graduate of the National Security College at ANU. During his studies, he completed coursework and research components of the masters’ program.
Alex’s research at NSC examined the psychology of lone wolf terrorism, in particular, the psychosocial mechanisms that motivate individuals to carry out lone acts of violence.
Alex is continuing to research the field of terrorism and is drafting a proposal for PhD studies with a continued focus on the psychological elements of terrorism. Alex is also a volunteer at the NSW SES. Aside from this, Alex’s other research interests include: cybersecurity, biological/chemical weaponry, nuclear weaponry & natural disaster management.