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
Rachel Gabriel

Researcher and Project Manager, START

Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Michele Gelfand Michele Gelfand

Professor of Psychology

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Demis Glasford

Associate Professor of Psychology

Investigator, Research Affiliate John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
Andrew Godard Andrew Godard

Project Manager/Researcher, START

Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Brandi Goff Brandi Goff

Training Project Manager, START

Staff University of Maryland
Jeff Gruenewald

Associate Professor

Investigator, Research Affiliate Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
Thomas Guarrieri

Senior Researcher, Unconventional Weapons & Technology (UWT) Division, START

Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Ted Robert Gurr

Distinguished Professor of Government and Politics

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Maryland