Rachel Ehrenfeld - Biography
Rachel Ehrenfeld is founder and CEO of the New York-based American Center for Democracy and the Economic Warfare Institute.
Ehrenfeld work encompasses non-traditional warfare, including terrorist financing; economic and cyber warfare; disinformation; lawfare, incitement and free speech; weapons of mass effect (WME) and WMD; radical Islam, Islamist movements and states and their links to international criminal organizations; Arms, drugs and human trafficking, corruption and money laundering.
She has testified before congressional committees, the Canadian and European Parliaments; provided evidence to the British parliament and U.S. government agencies, such as Justice, Treasury, Defense, and Homeland Security. She provided expert testimony in U.S. courts, advised foreign governments and spoke at national and international meetings.
She was a visiting scholar at Columbia University Institute of War and Peace Studies, a research scholar at the New York University School of Law, and a fellow at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and Jesus College at Cambridge University. She has a Ph.D in Criminology from the Hebrew University School of Law. Ehrenfeld is the 2011 recipient of the Free Press Society’s “Sappho Award.”
She is the author of "FUNDING EVIL: HOW TERRORISM IS FINANCED – and HOW to STOP IT.” Visit the ACD website: www.acdemocracy.org.