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Lewdness, Sex, And Terrorism, Editor Dec 2003

Lewdness, Sex, And Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the idea of punishing supervisory personnel of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for sexual behavior.


The Political Personality Of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, Aubrey Immelman, Adam Beatty Jul 2003

The Political Personality Of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, Aubrey Immelman, Adam Beatty

Psychology Faculty Publications

This paper presents the results of an indirect assessment of the personality of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe, from the conceptual perspective of Theodore Millon.

Psychodiagnostically relevant information regarding President Mugabe was extracted from biographical sources and media reports and synthesized into a personality profile using the second edition of the Millon Inventory of Diagnostic Criteria (MIDC), which yields 34 normal and maladaptive personality classifications congruent with Axis II of DSM–IV.

The personality profile yielded by the MIDC was analyzed on the basis of interpretive guidelines provided in the MIDC and Millon Index of Personality Styles manuals.

Mr. Mugabe ...


“Bin Laden’S Brain”: The Abrasively Negativistic Personality Of Dr. Ayman Al-Zawahiri, Aubrey Immelman, Kathryn Kuhlmann Jul 2003

“Bin Laden’S Brain”: The Abrasively Negativistic Personality Of Dr. Ayman Al-Zawahiri, Aubrey Immelman, Kathryn Kuhlmann

Psychology Faculty Publications

This paper presents the results of an indirect assessment of the personality of Ayman al-Zawahiri, deputy leader of the al-Qaida terrorist network at the time of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the United States and allegedly chief strategist for al-Qaida operations and personal physician to Osama bin Laden.

Al-Zawahiri’s primary personality patterns were found to be Contentious/oppositional and Dominant/controlling, with secondary features of the Dauntless/dissenting and Ambitious/self-serving patterns.

The amalgam of Contentious (negativistic, or passive-aggressive) and Dominant (aggressive, or sadistic) patterns in al-Zawahiri’s profile suggests the presence of the “abrasive negativist” syndrome ...


Trends. Psychologies Of Influencing Military Conflict And Terrorism, Editor Jun 2003

Trends. Psychologies Of Influencing Military Conflict And Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article examines leadership and attempts to prevent or resolve episodes of military conflict and terrorism.


A Profile Of National Leader Profiles And The Social Construction Of The Self: An Example Of Information Warfare, Editor Mar 2003

A Profile Of National Leader Profiles And The Social Construction Of The Self: An Example Of Information Warfare, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article hypothesizes some implications of the social construction of the self for the construction of personality profiles of national leaders and their employment in information warfare.


Trends. Group Psychology And War Planning, Editor Mar 2003

Trends. Group Psychology And War Planning, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the importance of group dynamics and mood in a war setting.


The “Politically Motivated” Defense: An Example From Paraguay, Editor Feb 2003

The “Politically Motivated” Defense: An Example From Paraguay, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes and analyzes the construct of a specific defense strategy employed by political leaders against allegations of wrongdoing.


Ua3/9/5 Comments Before House Appropriations & Revenue Budget Review Subcommittee, Wku President's Office Jan 2003

Ua3/9/5 Comments Before House Appropriations & Revenue Budget Review Subcommittee, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Comments made by WKU president Gary Ransdell to the Kentucky House Appropriations & Revenue Budget Review Subcommittee regarding the need for education funding.