Clint Arizmendi is an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at The Australian Graduate School of Policing, a School of the Faculty of Arts of Charles Sturt University. After completing his Ph.D, he joined the public service and has spent the last decade in inter-agency environments focusing on foreign and domestic security issues such as terrorism, organized crime and unsanctioned cyber activity. Dr. Arizmendi worked for the Australian Department of Defense where he worked in the Emerging Threats and Opportunities cell in the Directorate of Future Land Warfare at Army Headquarters. Later, Dr. Arizmendi joined the New South Wales Police Force and worked in the Intelligence Directorate at State Crime Command.
Dr. Arizmendi's current research interests include: information exploitation; social network analysis and targeting; the intersection between social media and public safety; the foreign fighter phenomenon; and the future of conflict. He is currently a manager of operational intelligence in the private sector in Sydney.