UH Experts: Worldwide Terror Incidents

University of Houston experts are available to address topics related to worldwide terror events. For assistance in reaching these experts, please contact University of Houston Media Relations.


Brandon Rottinghaus, associate professor of political science, can discuss how terror events affect the presidential campaign and may have further impact on political discourse related to terrorism and gun control.


Luis Salinas, lecturer of sociology, can address the long-lasting social effects of terror incidents, as well as violence in society.

Guillermo De Los Reyes, associate director of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, can address topics related to the LGTBQ community including homophobia.

Melissa Hamilton, visiting scholar in criminal law and procedure at the UH Law School, can discuss gun control, police response, domestic violence, socialization into terrorist groups, triggers to mass killing events, choice of targets and violent homophobic reactions.

El Badawi

Emran El-Badawi, assistant professor and director of Arab Studies Program, can discuss Islam, the Middle East and ISIS.