Dr. Paul Lieber is an Associate Research Scientist at ARLIS, with specific expertise in data
science-driven modeling and assessment of influence toward vulnerable populations within
social media environments. Formerly COLSA’s Chief Scientist, he’s likewise served as the
Command Writer for two USSOCOM Commanders and Strategic Communication Advisor to
the Commander of Special Operations Command-Australia.
Within academic environs, Dr. Lieber was a full-time member of the Graduate faculty at Joint
Special Operations University, Emerson College, University of South Carolina, and the
University of Canberra, respectively. Within these roles, he taught across the entire strategic
communication and influence curriculum, with a research emphasis on social media-based
persuasion and methodological design. He possesses nearly 100 combined publications and
lectures on these topics.