Thomas Just (Tom) serves as Lecturer within the M.A. in Global Security program at Arizona State University. Prior to coming to ASU, Just was the inaugural Postdoctoral Fellow with the Martin-Springer Institute at Northern Arizona University and taught a variety of international affairs courses as a Lecturer at the University of Georgia. His research focuses on the use of legal and public diplomacy strategies to counter extremist ideologies and work toward reconciliation in societies that have endured traumatic events such as genocide. This research earned him the award of Youth Ambassador for Peace and Reconciliation from UNESCO in 2017. Just also has professional experience serving as a Congressional Aide in Washington D.C. and an intern within Poland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.