Student earns fellowship to study terrorist threat

Author: Julie Hail Flory


Jana Lamplota, a University of Notre Dame senior, has been selected as an undergraduate fellow with the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD) for the 2005-06 academic year.

As an FDD fellow, Lamplota, a political science and history major fromLombard,Ill., will participate in a yearlong program to study the threat of terrorism toAmericaand other democracies around the world. The fellowship begins with a 14-day trip in August to Tel Aviv,Israel, where the 35 participants will attend an intensive series of lectures by international figures and take field trips throughout the country to military bases and border positions to better understand how democratic states fight terrorism.

FDD is a non-profit, non-partisan think tank based inWashington,D.C., that seeks to educate Americans about the terrorist threat to democracies worldwide.

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