A Department of Homeland Security Emeritus 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

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Name Job Titlesort descending Role Institution
Manuela Caiani

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Research Affiliate, Terrorism Research Awardee Institute for Advanced Studies
Jeremy G. Carter

Associate Professor and Director of Criminal Justice, School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Investigator Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
Steven Chermak Steven Chermak

Associate Professor of Criminology

Investigator, Research Affiliate Michigan State University
Erica Chenoweth Erica Chenoweth

Associate Professor of International Studies

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Denver
David E. Cunningham

Associate Professor/Senior Researcher - Peace Research Institute Oslo

Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Susan Cutter Susan Cutter

Carolina Distinguished Professor of Geography and Director of the Hazards & Vulnerability Research Institute

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of South Carolina
Caron Chess

Director of Environmental Communication

Investigator, Research Affiliate Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Julie Callis

Director of Administrative Services, START

Staff University of Maryland
Eva Coll

Experiential Education Specialist, START

Staff University of Maryland
Tyler A. Clark

Junior Researcher, UWT

Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Erin Copland

Outreach and Transition Specialist, START

Staff University of Maryland
David L. Carter

Professor and Director, Intelligence Program

Investigator Michigan State University
Deborah Cai

Professor and Senior Associate Dean, Klein College of Media and Communication

Investigator, Research Affiliate Temple University
Ron Capps

Researcher & Simulation Developer, ICONS Project, START

Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Obie Clayton

Researcher of Sociology

Investigator, Research Affiliate Morehouse College
Martha Crenshaw Martha Crenshaw

Researcher, Political Science/International Relations

Investigator, Research Affiliate Stanford University
Claudio Cioffi-Revilla

University Professor and Professor of Computational Social Science

Director, Center for Social Complexity

Investigator, Research Affiliate George Mason University