A Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence led by the University of Maryland

Gary LaFree


Gary LaFree

Director, START; Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

University of Maryland
InvestigatorResearch AffiliateStaff
Office Address: 

8400 Baltimore Ave., Suite 250, College Park, MD 20740

Phone: 
301-405-6600

Lead Investigator on START Research Projects

January 2005 to June 2009
June 2008 to December 2009
June 2008 to June 2017
June 2005 to June 2009
July 2012 to December 2017

Researcher on START Projects

Selected Publications

Lone-Offender Terrorists (Journal Article)
Policing Terrorism (Journal Article)

News References

Lessons from India (People Spotlight)
Washington Times: (START in the News)
Policing Terrorism (Featured Research)
The New Yorker: Rap Sheet (START in the News)
CQPolitics: (START in the News)
Chronicle of Higher Education: (START in the News)