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

A consortium of researchers dedicated to improving the understanding of the human causes and consequences of terrorism

Publications


Publications

Publication Title Publication Date START Authors Typesort descending Research Areas Regions
Community-Level Indicators of Radicalization: A Data and Methods Task Force February 2010 Fishman, Shira Report Radiological and Nuclear Threats North America
The Effectiveness of Counter-Terrorism Strategies: A Campbell Systematic Review January 2006 Report Counterterrorism North America
ISIL: Branding, Leadership Culture and Lethal Attraction November 2014 Ligon, Gina Scott; Simi, Peter Report Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements Middle East and North Africa
Swedish Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq: An Analysis of Open-Source Intelligence and Statistical Data June 2017 Ranstorp, Magnus Report Terrorism and Society Global
Impact of Women's Political Leadership on Democracy and Development in New Zealand November 2012 Wilson, Margaret Report
Integrated United States Security Database (IUSSD): Data on the Terrorist Attacks in the United States Homeland, 1970 to 2011 December 2012 Miller, Erin; LaFree, Gary; Dugan, Laura Report Terrorism and Society North America
Characteristics of Communities where American Terrorists, Lived, Planned, and Conducted their Attacks February 2011 Smith, Brent; Damphousse, Kelly; Fitzpatrick, Kevin; Roberts, Paxton Report Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements North America
The Impact of Disasters and Political Violence on Mental Health in Latin America October 2009 Norris, Fran Report Resilience Latin America
Report: U.S. Attitudes toward Terrorism and Counterterrorism Before and After the April 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings October 2013 Adamczyk, Amy; LaFree, Gary Report Terrorism and Society, Counterterrorism, Resilience North America
Financial Crime and Material Support Schemes Linked to al-Qa'ida and Affiliated Movements (AQAM) in the United States: 1990 to June 2014 November 2014 Sullivan, Brandon; Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Report Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism North America
U.S. Muslim Opinions about ISIS, the Syrian Conflict and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election June 2017 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Report Terrorism and Society, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Analysis of Factors Leading to Hate Crime and Terrorism November 2012 Rethemeyer, R. Karl; King, Ryan; Asal, Victor Report Crime and Terrorism North America
Terrorist Attacks Targeting Critical Infrastructure in the United States, 1970-2015 June 2016 Miller, Erin Report Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior North America
Tyrants and Terrorism: Why some Autocrats are Terrorized while Others are Not January 2013 Young, Joseph Report Terrorism and Society Global
Hot Spots of Terrorism and Other Crimes in the United States,1970 to 2008 January 2012 Bersani, Bianca; LaFree, Gary Report Terrorism and Society North America
Public Opinion in the Islamic World on Terrorism, al Qaeda, and US Policies February 2009 Kull, Steven Report Terrorism and Society Middle East and North Africa
Understanding Lone-actor Terrorism: A Comparative Analysis with Violent Hate Crimes and Group-based Terrorism September 2013 Deloughery, Kathleen; King, Ryan; Asal, Victor Report Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism North America
Validation of the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative: Identifying Suspicious Activities from the Extremist Crime Database (ECDB) and the American Terrorism Study (ATS) February 2015 Smith, Brent; Gruenewald, Jeffrey; Freilich, Joshua; Roberts, Paxton; Chermak, Steven; Parkin, William Report Terrorism and Society, Countering Violent Extremism
Challenging the Narrative of the "Islamic State" June 2015 Schmid, Alex Report Violent Groups and Movements, Countering Violent Extremism Middle East and North Africa
County Level Correlates of Terrorism in the United States, 1990-2010 February 2013 Bersani, Bianca; LaFree, Gary Report Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements North America
Patterns of Terrorism in the United States, 1970-2014 May 2016 Miller, Erin Report Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior North America
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St.Paul August 2012 Weine, Stevan Report Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Countering Violent Extremism, Resilience North America
Developing An Empirical Understanding of Improvised Explosive Devices: A Social and Behavioral Science Perspective August 2009 LaFree, Gary; Legault, Richard Report Violent Groups and Movements Global
RCPGP Warning System Integration Research Project Final Report November 2010 Mileti, Dennis; Bean, Hamilton Report Risk Communication North America
Boko Haram: An Assessment of Strengths, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Options January 2015 Pate, Amy Report Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism Sub-Saharan Africa

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