Jon Lewis

Research Fellow
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Jon Lewis is a Research Fellow at the Program on Extremism, where he studies homegrown violent extremism and domestic violent extremism, with a specialization in the evolution of white supremacist and anti-government movements in the United States and federal responses to the threat. He is an Investigator with the National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE), and provides assistance for The ISIS Files Project as well as the Program's partnership with the Global Network on Extremism and Technology (GNET). Jon also provides policy support for PoE's partners in the Congressional Counter-Terrorism Caucus, the leading bipartisan voice in Congress for pragmatic approaches to tackling extremism and radicalization. His research and insights have been featured in numerous academic and popular publications, including the The Washington Post, The Guardian, CTC Sentinel, Wired Magazine, Vice News, GNET, and Lawfare. Before joining the Program on Extremism, he worked as a research assistant at the International Institute for Counterterrorism (ICT) and the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point (CTC). Jon Lewis holds a Masters in Homeland Security Policy from Rider University.