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.

Last Names Starting With:

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Name Job Titlesort descending Role Research Areas
Photo of William Braniff William Braniff

Director, START

Professor of the Practice, University of Maryland

Editorial Board, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague

Investigator, Research Affiliate, Staff Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Steve Sin

Director, Unconventional Weapons and Technology (UWT)

Subject Matter Expert Instructor, National Center for Security & Preparedness

Investigator, Staff Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Brent Smith Brent Smith

Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Director of Terrorism Research Center (TRC) in Fulbright College

Investigator
David Weisburd David Weisburd

Distinguished Professor and Walter E. Meyer Professor of Law and Criminal Justice

Investigator, Research Affiliate Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Resilience
Ted Robert Gurr

Distinguished Professor of Government and Politics

Investigator, Research Affiliate
Arie Kruglanski

Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Investigator, Research Affiliate
Stanley Presser

Distinguished University Professor of Sociology

Research Affiliate
Douglas McLeod Douglas M. McLeod

Evjue Centennial Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication

Investigator, Research Affiliate Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Amy Pate Amy Pate

Executive Director & Research Director, START

Investigator, Research Affiliate, Staff Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism
Lyubov Mincheva

Executive Director, Graduate Program in International Relations and Security Studies

Research Affiliate Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats

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