A consortium of researchers dedicated to improving the understanding of the human causes and consequences of terrorism


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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person-default Peter Simi Associate Professor, Chapman University
Director, Earl Babbie Research Center
Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior, Deradicalization, Disengagement
Steve Sin Steve S. Sin, Ph.D. Assistant Research Scientist & Director, Unconventional Weapons & Technology Division
Chief Academic Officer, Platinum East
Adjunct Professorial Lecturer, School of International Service, American University
Investigator, Staff Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Chemical and Biological Threats, 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
Stevan_Weine Stevan Weine Professor of Psychiatry Investigator Terrorism and Society, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Resilience
Jonathan Jonathan Wilkenfeld Founding Director, ICONS Project, START
Research Professor
Investigator, Staff
person-default Margaret Wilson Affiliated Faculty, Course Director of the MSc in Forensic Psychology Investigator