Dec 6, 2020
He was a psychological profiler for the CIA, examining the minds of world leaders such as Saddam Hussein and Kim Jong-il.
But in his later years turned his attention closer to home, penning a book on the mindset of US President Donald Trump.
Jerrold Post, a former political psychologist and author, died from complications related to coronavirus in late November at the age of 86.
Those who knew him have paid tribute to his work.
Magnus Ranstorp, a special advisor to the EU Radicalisation Awareness Network, described Post as «very gentle, kind and with a sharp mind«.