Kevin Chlebik is a Ph.D. candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He has an M.P.P. from Pepperdine University as well as M.S. and B.S. degrees in mathematics from Indiana University–Purdue University, Fort Wayne. Chlebik taught mathematics and statistics at Pepperdine University, the Indiana Institute of Technology, and Copper Mountain College where he worked with the Military Academic Skills Program. He is the author of "Terrorism and Game Theory: From the Terrorists' Point of View," published in the Pepperdine Policy Review, and has worked as a research assistant at the Milken Institute focusing on economic models of terrorism. Chlebik also worked as an economics research and teaching assistant at Pepperdine's School of Public Policy.