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

START People


START People

START has built a team which reflects our multidisciplinary approach, bringing together individuals from a wide range of academic and methodological backgrounds. In addition to conducting research, the START headquarters team provides administrative support and transition and outreach opportunities for the Consortium researchers. The organization's leadership includes:

William Braniff, Director, 301-405-4022, braniff@start.umd.edu

Amy Pate, Research Director, 301-405-6821, apate@umd.edu

Last Names Starting With:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Name Job Title Role Institution
Arri Abarcar

Business Services Specialist, START

Staff University of Maryland
Gary Ackerman Gary Ackerman

Associate Professor, SUNY Albany

Investigator, Research Affiliate University at Albany, State University of New York
Amy Adamczyk

Professor of Sociology

Investigator, Research Affiliate John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
Stephanie Amobi

Administrative Assistant

Staff University of Maryland
Enrique Arias Enrique Arias

Assistant Professor of Government

Investigator, Research Affiliate John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
Bryan Arva

Researcher, GTD

Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Victor Asal

Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of Public Administration

Investigator, Research Affiliate University at Albany, State University of New York
Anita Atwell Seate

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland

Affiliate Assistant Professor, START

Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Blessing Awe Blessing Awe

Human Resources Coordinator, START

Staff University of Maryland