MonTREP Terrorism Studies Club President

 Ruben Gzirian

Ruben Gzirian is a student of counterterrorism, with a particular focus on the security policy of the Russian Federation, and is currently working as a graduate research assistant at the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program. He is focusing on the North Caucasus region within Russia, as well as the Middle East. Ruben earned a Bachelor of Arts in Government & Politics from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2009, where he studied U.S. military policy and constitutional law. Ruben is also interested in cyber security and the role of open-source intelligence (OSINT) in the intelligence community. Professionally, Ruben has a background in Islamic radicalization in the Western Balkans and crowdsourced consultancy. In his free time, Ruben enjoys working out and watching English soccer.              

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