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:

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Name Job Titlesort descending Role Institution
Katherine Izsak Katherine Worboys Izsak

Academic Director, UMD College of Information (iSchool)

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Stephanie Amobi

Accounting Associate

Staff University of Maryland
Michael Egnoto

Affiliated Researcher, START

Investigator
START Researcher Gabrielle Matuzsan Gabrielle Matuzsan

Analyst, Government Accountability Office

Research Affiliate
Herbert Tinsley

Analyst, Government Accountability Office

Research Affiliate
Aaron Safer-Lichtenstein

Analyst, Government Accountability Office

Research Affiliate
Emina Herovic

Assistant Clinical Professor

Investigator, Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Liberty Day, START Liberty Day

Assistant Director of Training

Staff University of Maryland
William Parkin

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Investigator, Research Affiliate Seattle University
Brian Johnson

Assistant Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Maryland
David Maimon David Maimon

Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Enrique Arias Enrique Arias

Assistant Professor of Government

Investigator, Research Affiliate John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
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
Manuela Caiani

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Research Affiliate, Terrorism Research Awardee Institute for Advanced Studies
Kathleen Deloughery

Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Policy

Investigator, Research Affiliate University at Albany, State University of New York
David Hofmann David Hofmann

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Senior Research Affiliate – The Canadian Network of Research on Terrorism, Security, and Society (TSAS)

Terrorism Research Awardee University of New Brunswick
Michele Wood

Assistant Professor of Health Science, Director CA-NV Public Health Training Center - Fullerton

Investigator, Research Affiliate California State University, Fullerton
Tricia Bacon

Assistant Professor, American University

Non-Resident Fellow, Program on Extremism, George Washington University

Terrorism Research Awardee American University
Brandon Behlendorf Brandon Behlendorf

Assistant Professor, College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity, SUNY Albany

Research Affiliate University at Albany, State University of New York
Jeremy Backstrom

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations

Research Affiliate Widener University
Nina Fefferman

Assistant Professor, Depts. of Mathematics & Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Tennessee, Knoxville
David C. Pyrooz

Assistant Professor, University of Colorado - Boulder

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Colorado
Anita Atwell Seate

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland

Affiliate Assistant Professor, START

Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Sharad Joshi

Assistant Professor, Middlebury Institute of International Studies

Associate Fellow of International Security, Chatham House

Investigator, Research Affiliate Middlebury Institute of International Studies
Omi Hodwitz

Assistant Professor

Research Affiliate University of Idaho

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