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

START People


START People

START has built a team which reflects our multidisciplinary approach, bringing together individuals from a wide range of academic and methodological backgrounds. In addition to conducting research, the START headquarters team provides administrative support and transition and outreach opportunities for the Consortium researchers. The organization's leadership includes:

William Braniff, Director, 301-405-4022, braniff@start.umd.edu

Amy Pate, Executive Director / Research Director, 301-405-6821, apate@umd.edu

Last Names Starting With:

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Namesort ascending Job Title Role Institution
Sophia Moskalenko

Postdoctoral Research Fellow for START

Investigator Bryn Mawr College
Shira Fishman Former Investigator
Sheehan Kane

Researcher/Data Collection Manager, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Shawn Flanigan Former Investigator
Sharif Ceesay

Program Coordinator

Staff University of Maryland
Sharad Joshi Former Investigator
Shanaka Jayasekara

Lecturer and OUA Academic Coordinator

Former Researcher Macquarie University
Sean Doody Sean Doody

Senior Researcher, START

Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
Scott H. Decker Former Researcher
Sarah Spalding Former Researcher
Sara Gallagher Former Researcher
Samuel D. Henkin

Geospatial Research Unit (GRU) Researcher, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Salma Bouziani

Project Manager/Researcher, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Ryan D. King Former Researcher
Rose Pfefferbaum Former Researcher
Ronald Breiger Former Investigator
Ron Capps

Researcher & Simulation Developer, ICONS Project, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Rolin Mainuddin Former Researcher
Roger Tourangeau Former Researcher
Roberta Belli Former Investigator
Risa Brooks Former Investigator
Richard Legault Former Researcher
Rhyner Washburn

Cyber Intelligence Researcher, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Rebecca (Becca) Earnhardt

PhD student

Research Associate, Stimson Center

Researcher University of Maryland
Rashmi Singh Former Investigator

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