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Leonard Cole, an expert on bioterrorism and terror medicine, is an adjunct professor of political science at Rutgers University-Newark, New Jersey, where he teaches on terrorism issues in the Division of Global Affairs. Trained in the health sciences and public policy, he has testified before congressional committees and made invited presentations to the United States Department of Energy, United States Department of Defense, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Office of Technology Assessment. He is on the Advisory Board of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism. Appointed by the Governor of New Jersey to the New Jersey-Israel Commission, he has coordinated exchanges on terror medicine and domestic security between American and Israeli academics and professionals. He lives in Ridgewood, New Jersey with his wife, Ruth.

Cole’s articles have appeared in numerous professional journals as well as general publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Scientific American, and The Sciences. He has appeared frequently on network and public television and has been a regular on MSNBC. He is the author of eight books and editor of one, including The Anthrax Letters: A Medical Detective Story, which was named a 2004 Honor Book by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. Other recent books include Terror: How Israel Has Coped and What America Can Learn and Essentials of Terror Medicine (co-editor).

Cole was a featured commentator in Avoiding Armageddon, a PBS documentary on biological and chemical warfare. He has also been featured in a 2008 television program on Anthrax entitled "Airborne Attack," part of the "Mega Disasters" series on the History Channel. Other recent interviews and presentations have been posted by the PBS NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, FrontPage magazine, and Eye on Books. He served as national chairman of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, 2000-2002, and since 2006 has chaired the Birthright Israel Committee of the United Jewish Communities.

Cole holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in political science from Columbia University, a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, and a B.A. with highest honors from the University of California, Berkeley. He has been awarded grants and fellowships by the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Rockefeller Foundation and received the 2008 alumni merit award from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He is a Fellow of the Phi Beta Kappa Society and board member of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and the Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Alumni Association.

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Total Books: 15
Local Planning for Terror and Disaster From Bioterrorism to Earthquakes
2012 - Local Planning for Terror and Disaster From Bioterrorism to Earthquakes (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781118112861
ISBN-10: 1118112865
Genre: Science & Math
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The Anthrax Letters A Bioterrorism Expert Investigates the Attack That Shocked America
Terror How Israel Has Coped and What America Can Learn
2007 - Terror How Israel Has Coped and What America Can Learn (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780253349187
ISBN-10: 0253349184
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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The Anthrax Letters A Medical Detective Story
2003 - The Anthrax Letters a Medical Detective Story (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780309088817
ISBN-10: 030908881X
Genres: History, Nonfiction, Science & Math, Medicine
  • Currently 2.3/5 Stars.
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The Eleventh Plague The Politics of Biological and Chemical Warfare
The Eleventh Plague The Politics of Biological and Chemical Warfare
1996 - The Eleventh Plague the Politics of Biological and Chemical Warfare (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780716729501
ISBN-10: 0716729504
Genres: History, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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The Eleventh Plague The Politics of Biological and Chemical Warfare
Element of Risk The Politics of Radon
Element of Risk The Politics of Radon
1993 - Element of Risk the Politics of Radon [Aaas Publication, No 93-05h] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780871685131
ISBN-10: 0871685132
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Clouds of Secrecy
1988 - Clouds of Secrecy (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780822630012
ISBN-10: 082263001X
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Clouds of Secrecy
1988 - Clouds of Secrecy (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780847675791
ISBN-10: 0847675793
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Politics and the Restraint of Science
1983 - Politics and the Restraint of Science (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780865981256
ISBN-10: 0865981256
Genre: Science & Math
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Blacks in Power A Comparative Study of Black and White Elected Officials