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

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:
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
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person-default Peter Simi Associate Professor, Chapman University
Director, Earl Babbie Research Center
Investigator Chapman University
Sin_Steve Steve Sin Director, Unconventional Weapons and Technology (UWT)

Subject Matter Expert Instructor, National Center for Security & Preparedness
Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
Rashmi Singh Former Investigator
Kathleen Smarick Former Investigator
Brent Smith Brent Smith Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice
Director of Terrorism Research Center (TRC) in Fulbright College
Investigator University of Arkansas
Sarah Spalding Former Researcher
person-default Amanda Statland Assistant Director of Administrative Services Staff University of Maryland
John Stevenson Former Researcher
Brandon A. Sullivan Former Researcher
Jeannette Sutton Former Researcher
Susan Szmania Former Researcher
Terence Thornberry Former Investigator
Kathleen Tierney Former Investigator
Tinsley_Herbert Herbert Tinsley Analyst, Government Accountability Office Researcher
Roger Tourangeau Former Researcher
Monique Turner Former Researcher
Bert Useem Former Investigator
Elaine Vaughan Former Investigator
person-default Rhyner Washburn Cyber Intelligence Researcher, START Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Peter Weinberger Former Researcher
Stevan_Weine Stevan Weine Professor of Psychiatry Investigator University of Illinois at Chicago
David Weisburd Former Investigator
Princess white Princess White Senior Program Manager, START Staff University of Maryland
Jonathan Jonathan Wilkenfeld Founding Director, ICONS Project, START
Research Professor
Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
person-default Alexandra Williams Junior Researcher Researcher, Staff University of Maryland