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

START Research Symposium: Wednesday, June 28th

Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism: A Panel Discussion

Wednesday, June 28th

9:00am -- 12:15pm

The Marriott Inn and Conference, College Park, MD

All are welcomed to attend, but RSVP is required to infostart@start.umd.edu or at 301 405 6600.


Panel 1: Understanding Terrorist Behavior


Martha Crenshaw, Wesleyan University "Sources of Innovation in Terrorist Behavior"

Clark R. McCauley, University of Pennsylvania "More than Smart Bombs: The Psychology of Suicide Terrorism"

Gary LaFree, University of Maryland "Evaluating Counterterrorism Policies: Deterrence and Reactance Models of Terrorist Violence in Northern Ireland"

General Discussion and Q&A moderated by Dr. Joseph Kielman, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and START Advisory Board Member.


Panel 2: Community Resilience: Lessons from Katrina and Beyond



Betty Pfefferbaum, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center "Assessing Community Resilience"

Kathleen Tierney, Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado "Community Preparedness Networks"

Monica Schoch-Spana, Center for Biosecurity, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center "Citizen Engagement in Community Preparedness"

General Discussion and Q&A Moderated by Dr. Susan Brandon, MITRE Corporation and START Advisory Board Member.

There is no charge for this event.