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Radical Beliefs and Behavior


Radical Beliefs and Behavior

Project Title Investigators Project Period
Unifying Approaches to Adversarial Modeling H. Brinton Milward, Ronald Breiger July, 2015 to December, 2017
Family and Community Capacities among US Minorities: a Key to Preventing Violent Extremism Stevan Weine January, 2013 to December, 2017
Patterns of U.S. Extremist Crime Jeff Gruenewald, Joshua Freilich, Steven Chermak, William Parkin July, 2012 to December, 2017
Tracking Attitudes within American Subculture Clark McCauley, Sophia Moskalenko July, 2012 to December, 2017
Using Experimental Research to Study the Dynamics of Radicalization, Terrorism, and Counterterrorism Anthony Lemieux July, 2012 to December, 2017
One God for All? Fundamentalism and Group Radicalization Johanna Birnir, Nil Satana July, 2013 to December, 2016
Empirical Assessment of Domestic Radicalization (EADR) Michael Jensen, Gary LaFree January, 2013 to December, 2016
Framing Global Salafi-Jihadist Messages in the West Peter Neumann July, 2012 to December, 2015
Ideologies and Motivations of Terrorist Organizations Assaf Moghadam, Gary Ackerman July, 2012 to December, 2015
Recruitment and Radicalization among US Far-Right Terrorists Peter Simi July, 2012 to December, 2015
Radicalization of Momin Khawaja Clark McCauley, Sophia Moskalenko July, 2013 to June, 2015
Mapping and Evaluating Online Salafi-Jihadism Arie Kruglanski, Jarret Brachman, Michele Gelfand July, 2012 to December, 2014
Massive Online Open Course: Understanding Terrorism and the Terrorist Threat Gary LaFree, William Braniff January, 2014 to March, 2014
U.S. Policies and Extremist Motivations July, 2012 to December, 2013
Extremist Pathways to Power: The Rise of Extremist Ideologies to State Dogma Amy Pate, Gary Ackerman, John Sawyer May, 2013 to October, 2013
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St. Paul Stevan Weine August, 2010 to August, 2012
Countering Jihadist Ideology among Detainees: The Effects and Effectiveness of De-Radicalization Programs Arie Kruglanski, Michele Gelfand June, 2009 to December, 2011
Islamic Radicalization in Europe and North America: Parallels and Divergence Gary Ackerman, John Sawyer, Peter Neumann June, 2008 to December, 2011
Homegrown Radicalization and the Role of Social Networks and Social Inclusiveness in the United States Paul Harwood June, 2008 to October, 2011
European Converts to Islam: An Evolving Threat? Emmanuel Karagiannis June, 2009 to May, 2011
Martyrs without Borders: Iraq's Foreign Fighters and the Third Generation of Global Jihad Mohammed Hafez June, 2008 to May, 2011
Radicalizing the Poor: Understanding the Influence of Service Provision on Popular Support for and Participation in Violent Political Groups Shawn Flanigan June, 2008 to May, 2011
Tracking Sympathy and Support of Muslims for Terrorism in Muslim Countries and in the United Kingdom Clark McCauley June, 2008 to May, 2011
Tracking Sympathy and Support of Muslims for Terrorism in the United States Clark McCauley June, 2008 to May, 2011
Measuring Political Radicalization: Diaspora Support for Terrorism among Ottawa's Lebanese Muslim Community Bidisha Biswas, Christian Leuprecht, Clark McCauley August, 2008 to May, 2010
Cell Groups and Individual Radicalization in Indonesia, United Kingdom, and the United States Douglas McLeod June, 2008 to December, 2009
Patterns of Radicalization in Political Activism Donatella della Porta June, 2008 to December, 2009
International Survey Capability Steven Kull June, 2005 to September, 2009
Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami: The Challenge of a Non-Violent Radical Islam Clark McCauley, Emmanuel Karagiannis June, 2005 to June, 2009
The Role of the Media in the Recruitment of Terrorists: Mass Communication and the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of Muslims in Indonesia Douglas McLeod June, 2007 to May, 2009
Radicalization of U.S. Prisoners Bert Useem, Obie Clayton June, 2005 to May, 2009
The Use of Violence by Ethnopolitical Organizations Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Victor Asal June, 2005 to May, 2009
Mobilization For and Against Terrorism in the Muslim World Clark McCauley, Mansoor Moaddel, Mohammed Hafez May, 2005 to May, 2009
Terrorist Strategies and Tactics: When Do Terrorists Decide to Attack the US? Martha Crenshaw May, 2005 to May, 2009
Effects of Uncertainty on Support for Religious Extremism Arie Kruglanski June, 2005 to January, 2009
Support for Terrorism as a Function of Individualistic and Collectivistic Goals Arie Kruglanski June, 2005 to January, 2009
Decision Making and Simulation Anthony Lemieux, Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Victor Asal June, 2005 to May, 2008
Modeling and Simulation of Individual and Group Decision-making Anthony Lemieux, Jonathan Wilkenfeld June, 2005 to May, 2008
Militant Islamist Networks in the West Jeffrey Bale July, 2005 to April, 2008
Project Title Publication Date START Authors Publication Type
A Reassessment of State-Level Covariates of Militia Groups April 2005 Freilich, Joshua Journal Article
A Test of Sprinzak's Split Delegitimization Theory of the Life Course of Far-Right Organizational Behavior October 2014 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Journal Article
Alienation, Religion, Economics and Politics: Testing Theories of Radicalization in Polls of U.S. Muslims January 2009 McCauley, Clark
An Experimental Investigation of the Choice of Terror and Support for Taking Action January 2008 Lemieux, Anthony; Wilkenfeld, Jonathan; Asal, Victor Research Brief
Book Review of S.A. Wright, Patriots, Politics, and the Oklahoma City Bombing January 2008 Freilich, Joshua Book Review
Boomerang: Opinion versus Action in the Radicalization of Abu-Mulal al-Balawi July 2010 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Characteristics of Jihadists Who Use or Pursue CBRN: A Quantitative Approach November 2007 Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Asal, Victor Book Chapter
Characteristics of Violent Lone-Offenders: a Comparison of Assassins and School Attackers (Research Highlight) May 2014 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Research Brief
Circles Drawing Toward High Risk Activism: The Use of Usroh and Halaqa in Islamist Radical Movements May 2008 McLeod, Douglas Journal Article
Criminal Pasts, Terrorist Futures: European Jihadists and the New Crime-Terror Nexus December 2016 Neumann, Peter Journal Article
Critical Events in the Life Trajectories of Domestic Extremist White Supremacist Groups August 2009 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Journal Article
Cut from the Same Cloth? A Comparative Study of Domestic Extremists and Gang Members in the United States May 2017 LaFree, Gary; James, Patrick Journal Article
Dilettantes, Ideologues, and the Weak: Terrorists Who Don't Kill January 2008 Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Asal, Victor Journal Article
Distinguishing "Loner" Attacks from Other Domestic Extremist Violence July 2013 Gruenewald, Jeffrey; Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Journal Article
Does Political Radicalization Depend on Ideology? November 2009 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Empirical Assessment of Domestic Radicalization (EADR) December 2016 LaFree, Gary; Tinsley, Herbert; Stevenson, John; Jensen, Michael; James, Patrick Report
Ethnopolitical Political Mobilization on the Web March 2006 Harwood, Paul Conference Paper
European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet November 2012 Caiani, Manuela Book
Explaining Suicide Terrorism: A Review Essay April 2007 Crenshaw, Martha Journal Article
Final Report: Empirical Assessment of Domestic Radicalization (EADR) December 2016 LaFree, Gary; Jensen, Michael Report
Forecasting the Use of Violence in Ethnic-political Organizations: Middle Eastern Minorities, At Risk Minorities and the Choice of Violence February 2009 Asal, Victor Conference Paper
From Cubs to Lions: A Six Stage Model of Child Socialization into the Islamic State August 2016 Horgan, John Journal Article
From the Caucasus to Boston and Beyond April 2013 Discussion Point
Fully Committed: Suicide Bombers' Motivation and the Quest for Personal Significance January 2009 Kruglanski, Arie; Fishman, Shira Journal Article
Guest Editorial: Processes of Radicalization and De-Radicalization March 2012 della Porta, Donatella; LaFree, Gary Journal Article
Hezbollah's Social Jihad: Nonprofits as Resistance Organizations June 2009 Flanigan, Shawn Journal Article
Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami: Evaluating the Threat Posed by a Radical Islamic Group that Remains Nonviolent February 2006 McCauley, Clark; Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
How Many Suicide Terrorists are Suicidal? August 2014 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
How the Replication Debate Applies to Terrorism Studies December 2013 James, Patrick; Henne, Peter Op-ed
Identity and Framing Theory, Precursor Activity, and the Radicalization Process January 2016 Smith, Brent; Damphousse, Kelly; Fitzpatrick, Kevin; Roberts, Paxton Report
Ideological Victimization: Homicides Perpetrated by Far-Right Extremists April 2014 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven; Parkin, William Journal Article
Individual and group mechanisms of radicalization January 2010 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia White Paper
Inspire Magazine: A Critical Analysis of its Significance and Potential Impact Through the Lens of the Information, Motivation, and Behavioral Skills Model January 2014 Lemieux, Anthony; Brachman, Jarret
Intimations of Mortality or Production Lines? June 2009 Crenshaw, Martha Journal Article
Lying About Terrorism April 2014 Young, Joseph
Massive Online Open Course: Understanding Terrorism and the Terrorist Threat January 2014 LaFree, Gary; Braniff, William Project Fact Sheet
Measuring Political Mobilization: The Distinction between Activism and Radicalism April 2009 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Journal Article
Mechanisms of Political Radicalization: Pathways Toward Terrorism July 2008 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Journal Article
Momin Khawaja: Mechanisms of Radicalization August 2016 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Report
Narratives and counter-narratives for global jihad: Opinion versus action July 2010 Leuprecht, Christian; McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Book Chapter
On Classifying Terrorism: A Potential Contribution of Cluster Analysis for Academics and Policymakers December 2007 Chenoweth, Erica Journal Article
Online Networks of the Italian and German Extreme Right: An Explorative Study with Social Network Analysis February 2009 Caiani, Manuela Journal Article
Options and Strategies for Countering Online Radicalization in the United States January 2013 Neumann, Peter Journal Article
Party of Islamic liberation in the 'Stans. Review of Emmanuel Karagiannis, Political Islam in Central Asia' July 2010 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Pathways Toward Radicalization October 2008 McCauley, Clark Research Brief
Patterns of Precursor Behaviors in the Life Span of a U.S. Environmental Terrorist Group November 2009 Smith, Brent; Damphousse, Kelly Journal Article
Perceptions of the United States and Support for Violence Against America November 2006 Kruglanski, Arie; McCauley, Clark; McLeod, Douglas; LaFree, Gary; Kull, Steven Research Brief
Political Islam and Social Movement Theory: The Case of Hizb ut-Tahrir in Kyrgyzstan February 2005 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
Political Islam in Central Asia: On the Trail of Hizb ut-Tahrir January 2010 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
Political Islam in Central Asia: The Role of Hizb al-Tahrir February 2010 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
Political Islam in Southern Kazakhstan: Hizb ut-Tahrir January 2006 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
Political Islam in Uzbekistan: Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami February 2006 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
Political Mobilization and Institutions April 2015 Chenoweth, Erica Book Chapter
Political, Religious, and Psychological Characteristics of Muslim Protest Marchers in Eight European Cities: Jerusalem Day 2002 December 2005 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Predictors of Support for Anti-Western Terrorism October 2006 Kruglanski, Arie; Fishman, Shira Research Brief
Preventing and Treating Radicalization: A Two Volume Review June 2015 Kruglanski, Arie Book Review
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States: Preliminary Findings January 2014 Tinsley, Herbert; Jensen, Michael; James, Patrick Research Brief
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States: An Empirical Assessment of Domestic Radicalization January 2014 Tinsley, Herbert; Jensen, Michael; James, Patrick Project Fact Sheet
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States: Preliminary Findings (Oct. 2015) February 2016
Psychological Factors in Radicalization: A "3N" Approach January 2017 Kruglanski, Arie Book Chapter
Psychology Not Theology: Overcoming ISIS' Secret Appeal October 2014 Kruglanski, Arie Op-ed
Putting the “ O ” in VEOs: What makes an organization? July 2013 Ligon, Gina Scott; Simi, Peter Journal Article
Quest for Significance and Violent Extremism: The Case of Domestic Radicalization November 2016 Kruglanski, Arie; LaFree, Gary Journal Article
Radicalization in the Persian Gulf: Assessing the Potential of Islamist Militancy in Saudi Arabia and Yemen July 2008 Hafez, Mohammed Journal Article
Radicalization of U.S. Prisoners August 2009 Useem, Bert; Clayton, Obie Journal Article
Recruitment and Radicalization among U.S. Far-Right Terrorists November 2016 Simi, Peter Report
Religion, Government Coalitions, and Terrorism February 2013 Birnir, Johanna; Satana, Nil Journal Article
Religious Fundamentalism among Young Muslims in Egypt and Saudi Arabia January 2008 Moaddel, Mansoor Journal Article
Religious Fundamentalism in the Middle East: A Cross-National, Inter-Faith, and Inter-Ethnic Analysis November 2012 Moaddel, Mansoor Book
Review of George Michael, The Enemy of My Enemy: The Alarming Convergence of Militant Islam and the Extreme Right March 2007 Bale, Jeffrey Book Review
Review of Mohammed Hafez, Manufacturing Human Bombs: The Making of Palestinian Suicide Bombers, of Mohammed Hafez, Suicide Bombers in Iraq: The Strategy and Ideology of Martyrdom, and of David Cook & Olivia Allison, Understanding and Addressing Suicide At February 2008 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Review of Psychology of Terrorism: Classic and Contemporary Insights January 2009 Lemieux, Anthony Journal Article
Review on Ignazi's, Norris' and Carter's New Books on Right Wing Radicalism January 2007 Caiani, Manuela Journal Article
Secure in their Beliefs: Personal Security, the Quest for Personal Significance, and the Psychology of Extremism April 2015 Kruglanski, Arie Book Chapter
Significance Quest Theory as the Driver of Radicalization towards Terrorism June 2015 Kruglanski, Arie; Gelfand, Michele Book Chapter
START Annual Meeting 2016: Quick-Fire Presentation - Terrorism and Radicalization October 2016 Lemieux, Anthony; Koven, Barnett S.; Ackerman, Gary; LaFree, Gary; Ligon, Gina Scott; Horgan, John; Satana, Nil; James, Patrick; Simi, Peter; Breiger, Ronald; Chermak, Steven Presentation
Structural Differences of Violent Extremist Offenders in Correctional Settings June 2015 Leuprecht, Christian Journal Article
Suicide Bombers in Iraq November 2006 Hafez, Mohammed Book
Suicide Bombers in Iraq: The Strategy and Ideology of Martyrdom November 2007 Hafez, Mohammed Book
Support for the Caliphate & Radical Mobilization January 2008 McLeod, Douglas Research Brief
Surveying American State Police Agencies about Lone Wolves, Far-Right Criminality, and Far-Right and Islamic Jihadist Criminal Collaboration January 2010 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Journal Article
Talking To Terrorists? Reflections on Fieldwork Experiences with Non-State Violent Actors February 2009 Horgan, John Conference Paper
Terrorism Between 'Syndrome' and 'Tool' February 2006 Kruglanski, Arie; Fishman, Shira Journal Article
Terrorism—A (self) love story: Redirecting the significance quest can end violence. October 2013 Kruglanski, Arie; Gelfand, Michele
The Alchemy of Martyrdom: Jihadi Salafism and Debates over Suicide Bombings in the Muslim World January 2010 Hafez, Mohammed Journal Article
The Challenge of Radical Islam in Tajikistan: Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami January 2006 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
The End of Radicalization? September 2012 Horgan, John Discussion Point
The Influence of External and Internal Correlates on the Organizational Death of Domestic Far-Right Extremist Groups May 2015 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Journal Article
The Nature of the Beast: Terrorist: The Organizational and Network Characteristics of Organizational Lethality January 2008 Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Asal, Victor Journal Article
The Paradox of Legitimacy: Resilience, Successes and the Multiple Identities of the Kurdistan Workers' Party in Turkey May 2015 Journal Article
The Politics of Suicide Terrorism September 2005 McCauley, Clark Book Review
The Potential for Collaboration Between Islamists and Western Left-Wing Extremists: A theoretical and Empirical Introduction October 2012 Ackerman, Gary; Bale, Jeffrey Journal Article
The psychology of lone-wolf terrorism July 2011 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Journal Article
The Psychology of Radicalization and Deradicalization: How Significance Quest Impacts Violent Extremism February 2014 Kruglanski, Arie; Gelfand, Michele Journal Article
The Quest for Significance Model of Radicalization: Implications for the Management of Terrorist Detainees May 2014 Kruglanski, Arie Journal Article
The Radicalization Puzzle: A Theoretical Synthesis of Empirical Approaches to Homegrown Extremism September 2015 Hafez, Mohammed Journal Article
The Rise and the Fall of the Extreme Right in Europe: Towards an Explanation? November 2007 Caiani, Manuela Journal Article
The Rise of Political Islam in Kazakhstan: Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami February 2007 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
The Ties that Bind: How Terrorists Exploit Family Bonds February 2016 Hafez, Mohammed Journal Article
The Ties that Bind: How Terrorists Exploit Family Bonds February 2016 Hafez, Mohammed Journal Article
The Use of Violence by Ethnopolitical Organizations in the Middle East February 2007 Pate, Amy; Wilkenfeld, Jonathan; Asal, Victor Research Brief
Toward a Profile of Lone Wolf Terrorists: What Moves an Individual from Radical Opinion to Radical Action January 2014 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Journal Article
Trauma as a Precursor to Violent Extremism April 2015 Simi, Peter Research Brief
Two Possible Profiles of Lone-actor Terrorists September 2013 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia White Paper
U.S. Muslim Opinions about ISIS, the Syrian Conflict and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election June 2017 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Report
U.S. Polls: Public Opinion and Right‐Wing Extremism April 2010 McCauley, Clark Report
Ukrainian Volunteer Fighters in the Eastern Front: Ideas, Political-Social Norms and Emotions as Mobilization Mechanisms February 2016 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
Understanding Political Radicalization: The Two-Pyramids Model April 2017 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Journal Article
Understanding the Threat: What Data Tell Us about U.S. Foreign Fighters September 2015 Tinsley, Herbert; Jensen, Michael; James, Patrick Research Brief
Update on Geospatial Patterns of Precurrsor Behavior among Terrorists October 2012 Smith, Brent; Damphousse, Kelly; Roberts, Paxton Report
Western Muslims Volunteering to fight in Syria and Iraq: Why do they go, and what should we do? July 2015 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Journal Article
What Makes Terrorist Tick June 2009 Chenoweth, Erica Journal Article
Winning the Battle but Losing the War? Narrative and Counter-Narratives Strategy September 2009 Leuprecht, Christian; McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Journal Article
Worst of the bad: Violent white supremacist groups and lethality May 2012 Freilich, Joshua Journal Article
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Pair of feature articles detail Arie Kruglanski’s life and life’s work
START launches new training course on understanding and preventing radicalization to violence and violent extremism
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS) data now available
A case study of radicalization offers implications for CVE
Another Look at Jujitsu Politics
Report finds childhood trauma, history of high-risk behaviors as precursors to violent extremism
Patterns of Lone Actor Terrorism in the U.S.
START Researchers on Canadian Parliament Shooter Michael Zahaf-Bibeau
New study evaluates English-language jihadist magazine
Student research opportunities abound as internship program grows
START investigator commissioned to edit Routledge’s Major Works collection
Preliminary findings on Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the US
Finding answers in social psychology
START Newsletter: Intelligence and security; perspectives on terrorism; Hezbollah; 'big data' and coding
White Paper: Perspectives on Terrorism and Responses to It
Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Clark McCauley
START seeking 2014 Outstanding Article Award nominations
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Junior Radicalization Researcher
Al-Shabaab Attack on Westgate Mall in Kenya
Lone-actors fueled by grievance, personal crises, weapons use
New START study examines communities where terrorists lived, planned and prepared
Jeffrey Lewis discusses history and culture behind suicide bombings
Discussion Point: From the Caucasus to Boston and Beyond
New Book: European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet
Database Spotlight: Update on Profiles of Perpetrators of Terrorism in the US
Discussion Point: Should START Researchers Embrace the Brain?
Discussion Point: The Dog that Doesn't Bark
First-of-its-kind index ranks countries for impact of terrorism
State Department contracts START to provide terrorism data and analysis
Discussion Point: The End of Radicalization?
Far-right Violence in the United States: 1990-2010
Olympics and Terrorism
Response to mischaracterization of the Hot Spots Report
Database Spotlight: Muslim Public Opinion and Public Opinion in the Islamic World on Terrorism, al Qaeda and US Policies (PIPA)
START interns gain unique experience with State Department
CASE awards START top honors
Researcher spotlight: Anthony Lemieux
START welcomes visiting scholar
Database spotlight: Profiles of Perpetrators of Terrorism in the United States (PPT-US)
START investigator and former TRA recipient publish book on the mobilization of right-wing extremism
Research Roundtable features expert on policing terrorism
START research informs Senate report on Chesser
Urban U.S. counties hot spots of terror, but rural areas are not exempt
Terrorism studies graduate certificate application deadline is quickly approaching
START researcher invited to discuss terrorists' motivations
Violent extremism in the U.S.
START researchers brief Swedish delegation
START Affiliate Releases Report on Al-Awlaki
START Assesses Impact of 9/11
START Investigators Participate in 2011 American Sociological Association Annual Conference
Audio Available from "Why Radicalize?" seminar with Jessica Stern
START Announces 2011-2012 Terrorism Research Award Participants
START Responds to White House Report on Preventing Violent Extremism
START Researchers Featured in Journal of Homeland Security
START Releases New Data Collections
New START Project to Focus on Extremist Violence in U.S. Counties
START Response to Death of bin Laden
Position Opening: Special Projects Program Manager
Summer Course Offerings
2011-2012 Background Report Undergraduate Terrorism Analysis Training (UTAT) Program Application Deadline Extended
Summer and Fall Internship Opportunities with START and the GTD
Exciting Winter Courses Now Offered ONLINE
REPORT RELEASE: ICSR/START Report on Prison Radicalisation to be Launched at New York Summit
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***Terrorist Attacks on Religious Figures, Religious Institutions, and Military Targets***
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New START Research Brief: Pathways Towards Radicalization
START Center Earns Background Report-Year Renewal from DHS
New Report Highlights the Challenges of Tracking Terrorism Events: GTD Indicates Global Terrorism Fatalities Up, Not Down
START Expands its Research Brief Series
New Research Briefs Available from START
Research Internships Available for Fall 2007 at the University of Maryland
START Releases Report on Public Opinion in Muslim Countries
New Research Brief Released: The Use of Violence by Ethnopolitical Organizations in the Middle East
START Visiting Fellow featured in NYTimes Magazine
Kruglanski Honored by Society of Experimental Social Psychology
START Research Symposium: Wednesday, June 28th
START Announces Fellowships for 2005-06
Secretary Ridge announces creation of terrorism center
Image Title Job Title Institution
Aaron Safer-Lichtenstein

Graduate Assistant, START

University of Maryland
Alejandro Beutel

Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Anthony Lemieux Anthony Lemieux

Associate Professor of Communication and Lead Researcher of the Transcultural Conflict and Violence Program

Georgia State University
Brandon Sullivan Brandon Sullivan

Assistant Professor

Michigan State University
Charles Ragin Charles Ragin

Chancellor's Professor of Sociology

University of California, Irvine
Clark McCauley Clark McCauley

Professor of Psychology

Bryn Mawr College
Cory Davenport Cory Davenport

Senior Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Daniella Fridl Daniella Fridl

Former Assistant Research Director, START

University of Maryland
David Hofmann David Hofmann

Assistant Professor of Sociology/Criminology

Senior Research Affiliate – The Canadian Network of Research on Terrorism, Security, and Society (TSAS)

SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Emmanuel Karagiannis Emmanuel Karagiannis

Senior Lecturer of International Relations

King's College
Erica Chenoweth Erica Chenoweth

Associate Professor of International Studies

University of Denver
START Researcher Gabrielle Matuzsan Gabrielle Matuzsan

Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Gary Ackerman Gary Ackerman

Director, Unconventional Weapons and Technology Division, START

University of Maryland
Gary LaFree

Director, START; Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

University of Maryland
Herbert Tinsley

Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Jeffrey Gruenewald Jeff Gruenewald

Assistant Professor

Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
John G. Horgan John Horgan

Professor of Global Studies and Psychology

Georgia State University
John Sawyer John Sawyer

Commercialization Director, START

University of Maryland
Dr. John Stevenson, START John Stevenson

Senior Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Kurt Braddock

Post-doctoral teaching fellow

Pennsylvania State University
Marcus Boyd

START Senior Researcher, GIS

University of Maryland
Nil Satana

Visiting Faculty Member

University of Maryland
Omi Hodwitz

Assistant Research Scholar, START

University of Maryland
START Researcher Patrick James Patrick James

Project Manager/Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Peter Neumann

Director of International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR)

King's College
Peter Weinberger Peter Weinberger

Senior Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Prabhakar Misra Prabhakar Misra

Professor of Physics

Howard University
Ryan King Ryan D. King

Associate Professor of Criminology

The Ohio State University
Imange of William Braniff William Braniff

Executive Director, START

University of Maryland
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