Dr Jeffrey Kaplan is an American academic who has written and edited 20 books and 90 articles on racism, religious violence, terrorism and the far right. His most recent monograph is Apocalypse, Revolution and Terrorism: From the Sicari to the American Revolt Against the Modern World, which was published by Routledge in 2019. He was an Associate Professor of Religion at the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh (USA) and a member of the Board of Academic Advisors of the university's Institute for the Study of Religion, Violence and Memory.
Dr Kaplan sits on the editorial boards of the journals Terrorism and Political Violence, Nova Religio and The Pomegranate. He is currently a Visiting Professor at the Doctoral School on Safety and Security Sciences, Óbudai University and a Visiting Fellow at the Danube Institute in Budapest, Hungary. He has also taught at Habib University (Karachi, Pakistan), King Fahd Security College (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) and Jilin University, School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Changchun, China).