Currently pursuing a Ph.D. and M.A. in Community Psychology. He received a M.A. in Government from The Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya (IDC) with an emphasis on Conflict Resolution, Counter-Terrorism and Political Psychology. Fodeman also earned two Bachelor of Art degrees from American University in 2014. He received his first B.A. in Psychology and another in International Relations.
Fodeman is a currently a member of The Institute of Counter-Terrorism (Herzliya), The International Society of Political Psychology, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Fodeman’s expertise includes meta-analysis, HLM, SEM, longitudinal analysis, and count modeling using statistical software such as Excel, SPSS, SAS, MPlus, R, CMA, & HLM. Fodeman speaks Spanish (intermediate), Arabic (beginner), and Hebrew (beginner).
Using both qualitative and quantitative social research methods, Fodeman studies terrorism, political violence, and extremism (dis/re-) engagement and prevention. His current work with Dr. John Horgan focuses on a MINERVA-granted project on Muslim converts’ overrepresentation in terrorism.
Fodeman created a systematic case review and meta-coding procedure and is currently testing ordinal logistic versus zero-inflated negative binomial estimations of indicators of latent activism and radicalism.
Fodeman, A. D., Snook, D. W., & Horgan, J. G. (2020). Pressure to Prove: Muslim Converts’ Activism and Radicalism Mediated by Religious Struggle and Punishing Allah Reappraisal. Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression. DOI:10.1080/19434472.2020.1800788
Fodeman, A. D., Snook, D. W., & Horgan, J. G. (2020). Picking Up and Defending the Faith: Activism and Radicalism Among Muslim Converts in the United States. Political Psychology. DOI: 10.1111/pops.12645
Fodeman, A.D. (2020). Measuring the Thresholds of Extremism: Testing for Measurement Invariance Between Muslim Converts and Muslim Non-Converts of Radicalism with Ordinal Logistic Links. Thesis, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA. Orcid: 0000-0002-8671-0518
Fodeman, A. (2018). The Impact of Globalization on Nativism: Competing Approaches and an Empirical Test. Thesis, The Interdisciplinary Institute, Herzliya, Israel.
Fodeman, A. (2020). Evaluating OP250: School CVE Interventions’ Strengths and Weaknesses. SouthEastern Ecological Conference. Online.
Fodeman, A., & N. Shortland (2020, accepted). Evaluating OP250: School CVE Interventions’ Strengths and Weaknesses. American Society of Criminology.
Fodeman, A., Snook, D., & K. Braddock (2020, accepted). Developing An Evaluation of OP250: Measuring Hate, Internet Safety, and Problem Solving. American Society of Criminology.
Snook, D., Fodeman, A., Kleinmann, S., & J. Horgan (2020, accepted). Crisis as a Catalyst? Understanding US Muslim Converts’ Overrepresentation in Islamist Terrorism. Annual Meeting for the Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality (APA Division 36).
Fodeman, A. (2020). Measuring the Thresholds of Extremism: Testing for Measurement Invariance Between Muslim Converts and Muslim Non-Converts on Radicalism with Ordinal Logistic Links. Transcultural Conflict & Violence Initiative. Atlanta, GA.
Fodeman, A. (2019). Rise of the Right? A Longitudinal Model of European National Nativist Party Electoral Support Since 1990. Georgia Area Human Rights Network. Atlanta, GA.
Fodeman, A. (2019). An Introduction to Count Data Modeling. Psychology Department and Graduate Association of Student Psychologist co-presentation. Atlanta, GA.
Fodeman, A. (2019). An Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling, Factor Analysis, and Measurement Invariance/Equivalence. SouthEastern Ecological Conference. Columbia, NC.
Fodeman, A. (2018). The Impact of Globalization on Nativism: Competing Approaches and an Empirical Test. The Society for Social and Personality Psychology, Self & Identity Preconference poster. Atlanta, GA.
Fodeman, A. (2017). Violent Extremism Risk Assessment: Pitfalls of Recidivism Rates and Research Design. Moral Psychology Seminar. Atlanta, GA.
Fodeman, A. (2017). Functional Displacement in American Anti-Abortion Terrorism. The Society for Terrorism Research conference. Presentation, New York, NY.
Fodeman, A. (2017). An Introduction to Psychology and its Application to Terrorism Research. The Sutton School System, Presentation, Atlanta, GA.
Fodeman, A. (2016). Why National ‘Unity’ Composition Explains Exceptions of Modern Right-Wing Populism. CEU Political Psychology of Populism workshop. Presentation, Budapest, Hungary.