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

Investigators


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:

A B C D E F G I J K L M P R S T W Y
Name Job Title Role Research Areas
Michael Egnoto

Affiliated Researcher, START

Investigator Resilience, Risk Communication
Joshua Freilich

Professor

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism
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
Katherine Izsak Katherine Worboys Izsak

Academic Director, UMD College of Information (iSchool)

Investigator Countering Violent Extremism, Resilience
Michael Jensen

Senior Researcher, START

Investigator, Staff Terrorism and Society, Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior, Deradicalization, Disengagement
Barnett Koven Barnett S. Koven

Training Director

Near-peer Competition Lead Researcher

Counterterrorism Lead Researcher

Investigator, Staff Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism
Arie Kruglanski

Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Investigator
Gary LaFree

Founding Director, START; Chair, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Anthony Lemieux Anthony Lemieux

Associate Professor of Communication and Lead Researcher of the Transcultural Conflict and Violence Program

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Gina Scott 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

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