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

All Affiliated Researchers


All Affiliated Researchers

Within the START website, "Investigators" are defined as those who have served as Principal Investigators on START funded projects. "Affiliated Researchers" are defined as those who have served as a Principal Investigator or Researcher on START funded projects.

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Name Job Titlesort descending Role Research Areas
Shanaka Jayasekara

Lecturer and OUA Academic Coordinator

Investigator, Research Affiliate
James A. Piazza

Liberal Arts Professor of Political Science

Research Affiliate Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism
Michelle Jacome Michelle Jacome

Operations Officer, World Bank

Research Affiliate Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Counterterrorism, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Tyler Page

Ph.D. Candidate

Research Affiliate Risk Communication
Rebecca (Becca) Earnhardt

PhD student

Research Affiliate Crime and Terrorism, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Devin Ellis

Policy & Research Program Director, ICONS Project

Research Affiliate, Staff Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Counterterrorism, Risk Communication
Kurt Braddock

Post-doctoral teaching fellow

Terrorism Research Awardee Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior, Deradicalization, Disengagement
Sophia Moskalenko

Postdoctoral Research Fellow for START

Investigator, Research Affiliate
Dr. John Stevenson, START John Stevenson

Principal Research Scientist, NSI, Inc.

Investigator, Research Affiliate Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
James Pennebaker James Pennebaker

Professor and Chair of Psychology Department

Investigator, Research Affiliate

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