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

Investigators

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:
Name Sort descending Job Title Sort ascending Role Research Areas
Gary Ackerman Gary Ackerman Associate Professor, SUNY Albany Investigator Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Lafee Gary LaFree Founding Director, START
Distinguished University Professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Gina_Ligon Gina Scott Ligon Director of National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE); Jack and Stephanie Koraleski Professor of Collaboration Science, UNO Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements
Jeff Jeff Gruenewald Associate Professor and Director of the Terrorism Research Center, University of Arkansas Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Jonathan Jonathan Wilkenfeld Founding Director, ICONS Project, START
Research Professor
Investigator, Staff
Joshua Freilich Joshua Freilich Professor Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism
Izsak Katherine Katherine Worboys Izsak Academic Director, UMD College of Information (iSchool) Investigator Countering Violent Extremism, Resilience
Laura Dugan Laura Dugan Ralph Mershon Professor of Human Security and Professor of Sociology Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Disengagement
Boyd_Marcus Marcus A. Boyd Geospatial Research Unit (GRU) Director, START
Director of Graduate Studies, START
Investigator, Staff Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Radiological and Nuclear Threats, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
person-default Margaret Wilson Affiliated Faculty, Course Director of the MSc in Forensic Psychology Investigator