Madeline Romm

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Faculty Specialist
University of Maryland

Madeline Romm is a project manager and researcher at the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) and acts as a lecturer for the Criminology and Criminal Justice undergraduate program at the University of Maryland. Madeline achieved her Master of Arts at the University of Maryland in the Criminology and Criminal Justice program. To complete her Master’s degree, she investigated the relationship between gender, age, decision-making, and criminal activity in her thesis, “Thoughtfully Reflective Decision-making and Crime Types: What is Genders Role?”. Her work in the criminological field and the study of terrorism is shaped by her previous studies of psychology, religion, and legal studies at Bucknell University. She is a mixed-methods researcher in quantitative and qualitative methodologies.


  • University of Maryland, M.A., Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2021
  • Bucknell University, B.A., Psychology, Religion, and Legal Studies, 2018

Master's Thesis:
“Thoughtfully Reflective Decision-making and Crime Types: What is Genders Role?”

Professional Experience:
  • Researcher and Project Manager, START, 2020 – Present
  • Lecturer, Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland, 2022 – Present
  • Lecturer, Sociology, George Washington University, 2022 – Present

Lead Investigator on START Research Projects