NoŽlle Cave is a researcher working on the Global Terrorism Database (GTD). Ms. Cave received her Bachelors of Science in Applied Sociology from North Carolina State University in 2006. She is currently in graduate school at NC State, pursuing a Masters degree in International Studies, with a concentration in terrorism and U.S. national security policy, as well as strong interests in Islam and the Middle East. In addition to her coursework, she is also studying Arabic language and the Quíran.