Eden Yakimov is currently pursuing an M.S. in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security from American University. She also earned her B.A. in Government and Politics with a concentration in International Relations from the University of Maryland. Her research interests include both foreign and domestic terrorism, as well as countering extremism around the world.
Her previous academic focus has centered on radicalization in online spaces and beyond, as well as the changing political climate in the United States. She has spent her time volunteering for political campaigns around the country, and she will start a position at the Department of Justice, Criminal Division in the summer of 2023.