Through curricular and experiential learning, START educates, mentors and trains the next generation of national security scholars and practitioners.

2009-10 Fellowships

Post-Doctoral Fellows

Manuela Caiani, "Patterns of Right-Wing Political Radicalization Using the Internet within the United States and Europe"

Political Science, European University Institute

Mentor: Donatella della Porta

Frank Foley, "Comparative Analyses of British, French, and US Counterterrorism”

Political Science, Stanford University

Mentor: Martha Crenshaw

Joseph Young, “Why Do Terrorist Groups Endure?”

Criminology, Southern Illinois University

Mentor: Laura Dugan

Pre-Doctoral Fellows

Collin Barnes, "Acts of Terrorism As Offenses Against Honor"

University of Oklahoma

Mentor: Kelly Damphousse

Kurt Braddock, "Role of the Internet in Extremist Group Recruitment"

Communication, Pennsylvania State University

Mentor: John Horgan

William Parkin, "Homicide Victims of Terrorism and Ideologically Motivated Crime"

Criminology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

Mentor: Joshua D. Freilich

Lisa Sacco, "Counterterrorism and State Bureaucracy: An Examination of the State's Homeland Security Responsibility"

Criminology, University at Albany, State University of New York

Mentor: Victor Asal

Gabriella Sanchez, “Dynamics of Drug and Human Smuggling Organizations Operation Along US-Mexico Border”

Criminology, Arizona State University

Mentor: Enrique D. Arias

Anonymous Student, "Armed Groups' Provision of Public Goods: Situational Bargaining in Rebel-Donor Relationships"

Political Science, University of California- San Diego

Mentor: Shawn Flanigan

Arthur Bernhoff, “Strength in a Weakened State: Interpreting Hizb’allah’s Experiences as a Social Movement and Governing Coalition in Lebanon 1985-2013”​

International Relations, University of St. Andrews

Mentor: Alex P. Schmid

College Students

Undergraduate Students

  • Global Terrorism Studies Minor
  • Study Abroad
  • Online Courses
  • Internships

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Graduate Students

  • MPS in Security & Terrorism Studies
  • Graduate Certificate in Terrorism Analysis
  • Study Abroad
  • Summer/Winter Courses
  • Internships

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Professional Development

  • MPS in Security & Terrorism Studies
  • Graduate Certificate in Terrorism Analysis
  • Online Courses
  • Training


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