November 1, 2012
Research Roundtable: Release of 2011 GTD Data
START researcher Erin Miller, will give a Research Roundtable on Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. in Symons 3121, to present the release of the 2011 GTD Data. She will be discussing improvements START has made to the database in the past year, new variables added into the GTD, new trends through 2011, and upcoming plans for GTD data collection. All are invited to attend.
Miller is a Project Manager at START, where she manages the Global Terrorism Database (GTD). Miller’s research focuses on the quantitative analysis of patterns of decline among terrorist organizations and movements worldwide using data from the GTD. She has taught statistics courses at the University of Maryland and given invited lectures on the GTD and the methodological implications of terrorism research.
Miller’s research interests include data collection, research methods, statistical methodology, retaliatory violence, desistance from violence, terrorism and theory and policy evaluation. Miller has worked on the GTD since 2004, and in her capacity as GTD Program Manager she has worked on a number of START research projects including most recently the Integrated United States Security Database (IUSSD), Terrorism in Southeast Asia, and Border Crossings and Terrorist Attacks on the United States: Lessons for Protecting against Dangerous Entrants.