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, Research Director, 301-405-6821, apate@umd.edu

Last Names Starting With:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Name Job Title Role Institution
Susan Jones

Associate Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Minnesota
Sharad Joshi

Assistant Professor, Middlebury Institute of International Studies

Associate Fellow of International Security, Chatham House

Investigator, Research Affiliate Middlebury Institute of International Studies
Sheehan Kane

Senior Faculty Specialist, START

Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Emmanuel Karagiannis Emmanuel Karagiannis

Senior Lecturer of International Relations

Investigator, Research Affiliate King's College
Jonathan Kennedy

Former Researcher

Research Affiliate
Lisa Keranen Lisa Keranen

Associate Professor of Communications, Director of National Communication Association Forum (NCA-F)

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Colorado Denver
Ryan King Ryan D. King

Associate Professor of Criminology

Investigator, Research Affiliate The Ohio State University
Barnett Koven Barnett S. Koven

Training Director

Near-peer Competition Lead Researcher

Counterterrorism Lead Researcher

Investigator, Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Peter Krause

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Boston College

Research Affiliate, MIT Security Studies Program

Research Affiliate, Terrorism Research Awardee Boston College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Arie Kruglanski

Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Steven Kull

Director of Program on International Policy Attitudes

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Gary LaFree

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

Investigator, Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Hyub Lee

IT Coordinator, START

Staff University of Maryland
Richard Legault

Former START Post-Doctoral Researcher

Investigator, Research Affiliate
Anthony Lemieux Anthony Lemieux

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

Investigator, Research Affiliate Georgia State University
Christian Leuprecht

Professor

Investigator, Research Affiliate Royal Military College
Mark Lichbach Mark Lichbach

Professor of Comparative Politics and Chair of Department of Government and Politics

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Gina Scott Ligon Gina Scott Ligon

Associate Professor of Management and Director of R&D at the Center for Collaboration Science

Investigator University of Nebraska Omaha
Katy Lindquist

Senior Researcher, START

Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Photo of Brooke Liu Brooke Liu

Professor of Communication and START Affiliated Faculty Member

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Jacob Loewner

Graduate Research Assistant, START

Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Stephanie Madden Stephanie Madden

Assistant Professor

Research Affiliate Pennsylvania State University
David Maimon David Maimon

Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Rolin Mainuddin

Associate Professor of Political Science

Research Affiliate North Carolina Central University
Adam Martin

Junior Researcher – Geospatial Analyst

Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland

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