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
Namesort descending Job Title Role Institution
Aaron Safer-Lichtenstein

Analyst, Government Accountability Office

Research Affiliate
Adam Martin

Junior Researcher – Geospatial Analyst

Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Alan Neustadtl

Professor of Sociology

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Alejandro Beutel

Independent Research Scholar

Research Affiliate
Alexander Jonas

Web Developer, ICONS Project, START

Staff University of Maryland
Amy Adamczyk

Professor of Sociology

Investigator, Research Affiliate John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
Amy Pate Amy Pate

Executive Director & Research Director, START

Investigator, Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Andrew Godard Andrew Godard

Researcher

Research Affiliate None
Anita Atwell Seate

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland

Affiliate Assistant Professor, START

Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Ann Bowman Ann Bowman

Professor of Government and Public Service

Investigator, Research Affiliate Texas A&M University
Ann Norwood

Senior Associate

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Anthony Lemieux Anthony Lemieux

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

Investigator, Research Affiliate Georgia State University
Arie Kruglanski

Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Arri Abarcar

Business Services Specialist, START

Staff University of Maryland
Assaf Moghadam

Associate Professor of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy

Investigator, Research Affiliate International Institute for Counter-Terrorism
Audrey Tetteh

ICONS Associate Director & Education Program Director

Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
Barnett Koven Barnett S. Koven

Training Director

Near-peer Competition Lead Researcher

Counterterrorism Lead Researcher

Investigator, Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Benjamin Evans

Faculty Research Assistant, Global Terrorism Database, START

Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Bert Useem

Professor of Sociology

Investigator, Research Affiliate Purdue University
Beth Blake

Web Developer, ICONS Project

Staff University of Maryland
Betty Pfefferbaum Betty Pfefferbaum

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Bidisha Biswas

Professor

Investigator, Research Affiliate Western Washington University
Blessing Awe

Human Resources Coordinator, START

Staff University of Maryland
Bo Jiang, START Bo Jiang

Graduate Research Assistant, START

Staff University of Maryland
Brandi Goff Brandi Goff

Instructional Designer, START

Staff University of Maryland

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