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

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Publications

Publication Title Publication Date START Authors Typesort descending Research Areas Regions
Developing An Empirical Understanding of Improvised Explosive Devices: A Social and Behavioral Science Perspective August 2009 LaFree, Gary; Legault, Richard START Reports Violent Groups and Movements Global
Boko Haram: An Assessment of Strengths, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Options January 2015 Pate, Amy START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism Sub-Saharan Africa
Characteristics of Communities where American Terrorists, Lived, Planned, and Conducted their Attacks February 2011 Smith, Brent; Damphousse, Kelly; Fitzpatrick, Kevin; Roberts, Paxton START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements North America
Understanding Lone-actor Terrorism: A Comparative Analysis with Violent Hate Crimes and Group-based Terrorism September 2013 Deloughery, Kathleen; King, Ryan D.; Asal, Victor START Reports Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism North America
Origin-group differences in the 2007 and 2011 Pew Polls of U.S. Muslims: Reactions to the War on Terrorism February 2017 McCauley, Clark START Reports Terrorism and Society North America
Surveying the Literature on Counter-Terrorism, Counter-Insurgency, and Countering Violent Extremism: A Summary Report with a Focus on Africa January 2015 Pate, Amy START Reports Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism Sub-Saharan Africa
Patterns of Terrorism in the United States, 1970-2014 May 2016 Miller, Erin START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior North America
RCPGP Warning System Integration Research Project Final Report November 2010 Mileti, Dennis; Bean, Hamilton START Reports Risk Communication North America
The Jihadi Industry: Assessing the Organizational, Leadership, and Cyber Profiles July 2017 Ligon, Gina Scott START Reports Violent Groups and Movements
Twenty-Five Years of Ideological Homicide Victimization in the United States of America March 2016 Gruenewald, Jeff; Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven; Parkin, William START Reports Violent Groups and Movements North America
Statistical Analysis of Event Data Concerning Boko Haram in Nigeria (2009-2013) January 2015 Stevenson, John START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements Sub-Saharan Africa
Innovative Algorithm and Database Development Relevant to Counterterrorism and Homeland Security Efforts at START August 2014 Misra, Prabhakar START Reports Counterterrorism Global
Hot Spots of Terrorism and Other Crimes in the United States,1970 to 2008 January 2012 Bersani, Bianca; LaFree, Gary START Reports Terrorism and Society North America
Patterns of Intervention in Federal Terrorism Cases August 2011 Smith, Brent; Damphousse, Kelly START Reports Terrorism and Society, Counterterrorism North America
Russian Clients and Global Foreign Policy Strategy: Evidence from Foreign Military Sales August 2015 Tippin, Garett; Stevenson, John START Reports Resilience Global
Development and Optimization of Machine Learning Algorithms and Models of Relevance to START Databases April 2016 Misra, Prabhakar START Reports Counterterrorism Global
Catch Them Coming and Going: Probabilistic Pathway Projection to Counter Foreign Fighters March 2016 Woods, Brady; House, Joshua; Boyd, Marcus A. START Reports Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Countering Violent Extremism Eastern Europe, Middle East and North Africa, Western Europe
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St.Paul August 2012 Weine, Stevan START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Countering Violent Extremism, Resilience North America
Recruitment and Radicalization among U.S. Far-Right Terrorists November 2016 Simi, Peter START Reports Violent Groups and Movements, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
The Influence of Nationalism on Russian Security Policy: The Logics of (Dis)-Order and Terrorism in the Shift from Nation-State to Nation-Civilization October 2015 Stevenson, John START Reports Resilience Eastern Europe
Border Crossings and Terrorist Attacks in the United States: Lessons for Protecting against Dangerous Entrants November 2012 LaFree, Gary; Smarick, Kathleen START Reports Terrorism and Society, Individual Behavior North America
U.S. Muslim Opinions about ISIS, the Syrian Conflict and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election June 2017 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia START Reports Terrorism and Society, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
When Will Russia Use Force in Support of Foreign Policy Objectives? Comparative Evidence from the Ukrainian (2014) and Georgia (2008) Crises February 2016 Stevenson, John START Reports Resilience Eastern Europe
Analysis of Factors Related to Hate Crime and Terrorism December 2012 Deloughery, Kathleen; Rethemeyer, R. Karl; King, Ryan D.; Asal, Victor START Reports Terrorism and Society, Crime and Terrorism North America
Violence Perpetrated by Supporters of Al-Qa’ida and Affiliated Movements (AQAM): Fatal Attacks and Violent Plots in the United States June 2014 Gruenewald, Jeff; Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven; Parkin, William START Reports Violent Groups and Movements North America

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