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:

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 ascending Job Title Role Institution
Yan Jin Former Researcher
William Parkin

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Researcher Seattle University
Photo of William Braniff William Braniff

Department Chair, START Director

Professor of the Practice, University of Maryland

Editorial Board, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague

Research Advisory Board, RESOLVE Network

Independent Advisory Committee (IAC), Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT)

International Advisory Board, Hedayah Center

Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
Victor Asal

Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of Public Administration

Investigator University at Albany, State University of New York
Vicki Bier Former Investigator
Vera Mironova

Visiting Fellow

Researcher Harvard University
Tyler Yates Tyler Yates

Researcher, Global Terrorism Database (GTD)

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Tyler Page Former Researcher
Tyler A. Clark

Data Scientist, Doctoral Student

Former Researcher University of Maryland
Tunde Oyinloye Former Researcher
Thomas Guarrieri

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Assistant Research Scientist, Unconventional Weapons & Technology (UWT) Division, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Terence Thornberry Former Investigator
Ted Robert Gurr Former Investigator
Tara Kirk Sell Former Investigator
Susan Szmania Former Researcher
Susan Jones Former Investigator
Susan Cutter Former Investigator
Sue-Ming Yang Former Investigator
Steven Kull Former Investigator
Steven Chermak Steven Chermak

Associate Professor of Criminology

Investigator Michigan State University
Steve Sin

Director, Unconventional Weapons and Technology (UWT)

Subject Matter Expert Instructor, National Center for Security & Preparedness

Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
Stevan Weine Stevan Weine

Professor of Psychiatry

Investigator University of Illinois at Chicago
Stephanie Madden Former Researcher
Stephanie Amobi Stephanie Amobi

Accounting Associate

Staff University of Maryland
Stanley Presser Former Researcher

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