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:

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Namesort ascending Job Title Role Institution
Irina A. Iles Former Researcher
Holly Roberts

Affiliated Faculty, Strategic Communications Lead at Akoya

Former Investigator
Herbert Tinsley

Analyst, Government Accountability Office

Researcher
Hamilton Bean Former Investigator
Hamid Mohtadi Former Investigator
H. Brinton Milward Former Investigator
Gina Scott Ligon Gina Scott Ligon

Director of National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE); Jack and Stephanie Koraleski Professor of Collaboration Science, UNO

Investigator University of Nebraska Omaha
Gary LaFree

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

Investigator University of Maryland
Gary Ackerman Gary Ackerman

Associate Professor, SUNY Albany

Investigator University at Albany, State University of New York
Gabrielle Matuzsan Former Researcher
Frank Foley Former Researcher
Fran Norris Former Investigator
Photo of Eva Coll Eva Coll

Experiential Education Specialist, START

Staff University of Maryland
Erin MIller Erin Miller

GTD Program Manager, START

Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
Erin Copland

Outreach and Transition Specialist

Acting Communications Manager

 

Staff University of Maryland
Erik Dahl Former Investigator
Erica Chenoweth Former Investigator
Enrique Arias Former Investigator
Emmanuel Karagiannis Former Investigator
Emina Herovic Former Researcher
Emily Iarocci Former Investigator
Elizabeth Radziszewski Elizabeth Radziszewski

Associate Research Scientist, START

Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
Elizabet Petrun Sayers Former Investigator
Elise Miller-Hooks Former Investigator
Black and white photo of Elena Akers Elena Akers

Researcher/Junior Data Collection Manager, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland

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