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

Last Names Starting With:

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Name Job Titlesort descending Role Institution
START Researcher Gabrielle Matuzsan Gabrielle Matuzsan

Analyst, Government Accountability Office

Research Affiliate None
David Maimon David Maimon

Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Stephanie Madden Stephanie Madden

Assistant Professor

Research Affiliate Pennsylvania State University
Assaf Moghadam

Associate Professor of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy

Investigator, Research Affiliate International Institute for Counter-Terrorism
Rolin Mainuddin

Associate Professor of Political Science

Research Affiliate North Carolina Central University
H. Brinton Milward

Director of School of Government and Public Policy

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Arizona
Douglas McLeod Douglas M. McLeod

Evjue Centennial Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Wisconsin - Madison
Lyubov Mincheva

Executive Director, Graduate Program in International Relations and Security Studies

Research Affiliate University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Mary Michael

Faculty Research Assistant, START

Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Erin MIller Erin Miller

GTD Program Manager, START

Investigator, Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Adam Martin

Junior Researcher – Geospatial Analyst

Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Sophia Moskalenko

Postdoctoral Research Fellow for START

Investigator, Research Affiliate Bryn Mawr College
Hamid Mohtadi

Professor of Economics

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Prabhakar Misra Prabhakar Misra

Professor of Physics

Investigator, Research Affiliate Howard University
Clark McCauley Clark McCauley

Professor of Psychology

Investigator, Research Affiliate Bryn Mawr College
Mansoor Moaddel

Professor of Sociology and START Faculty Member

Investigator University of Maryland
Elise Miller-Hooks Elise Miller-Hooks

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering 

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Egle Murauskaite

Senior Researcher & Simulation Developer, ICONS Project, START

Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Vera Mironova

Visiting Fellow

Research Affiliate, Terrorism Research Awardee Harvard University