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

Publications


Publications

Publication Title Publication Date START Authors Typesort ascending Research Areas Regions
The Maryland Academy for Innovation in National Security September 2016 START White Papers
Innovative Algorithm and Database Development Relevant to Counterterrorism and Homeland Security Efforts at START August 2014 Misra, Prabhakar START Reports Counterterrorism Global
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
Debates among Salafi Muslims about use of violence May 2017 Beutel, Alejandro; Braniff, William START Reports Violent Groups and Movements, Countering Violent Extremism Global
Development and Optimization of Machine Learning Algorithms and Models of Relevance to START Databases April 2016 Misra, Prabhakar START Reports Counterterrorism Global
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
From Extremist to Terrorist: Identifying the Characteristics of Communities Where Perpetrators Live and Pre-Incident Activity Occurs April 2013 Smith, Brent; Damphousse, Kelly; Fitzpatrick, Kevin; Roberts, Paxton START Reports Terrorism and Society North America
Russian Clients and Global Foreign Policy Strategy: Evidence from Foreign Military Sales August 2015 Tippin, Garett; Stevenson, John START Reports Resilience Global
Apparent Intended Lethality: Toward a Behavioral Model of Intention to Harm in Single Issue Bombing Campaigns September 2010 Wilson, Margaret START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements Global
Validation of the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative: Identifying Suspicious Activities from the Extremist Crime Database (ECDB) and the American Terrorism Study (ATS) February 2015 Smith, Brent; Gruenewald, Jeff; Freilich, Joshua; Roberts, Paxton; Chermak, Steven; Parkin, William START Reports Terrorism and Society, Countering Violent Extremism
Assessing the Effectiveness of Current De‐Radicalization Initiatives and Identifying Implications for the Development of U.S.‐Based Initiatives in Multiple Settings September 2009 Horgan, John; Braddock, Kurt START Reports Terrorism and Society, Individual Behavior, Deradicalization, Disengagement 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
Social Media Use during Disasters: A Review of the Knowledge Base and Gaps December 2012 Liu, Brooke; Fraustino, Julia; Jin, Yan START Reports Risk Communication North America
Terrorist Attacks Targeting Critical Infrastructure in the United States, 1970-2015 June 2016 Miller, Erin START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior North America
Community‐Level Indicators of Radicalization: A Data and Methods Task Force February 2010 Fishman, Shira START Reports Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior North America
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
Reactions to the War on Terrorism: Ethnic Group Differences in the 2007 Pew Poll of American Muslims-Final Report October 2010 McCauley, Clark START Reports Terrorism and Society Global, 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
Recruitment and Radicalization among U.S. Far-Right Terrorists November 2016 Simi, Peter START Reports Violent Groups and Movements, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Surveying CVE Metrics in Prevention, Disengagement and De-Radicalization Programs March 2016 Szmania, Susan START Reports Countering Violent Extremism, Resilience North America
Risk Communication Training: Research Findings and Recommendations for Training Development February 2013 Liu, Brooke; Petrun Sayers, Elizabeth; Izsak, Katherine Worboys; Madden, Stephanie START Reports Resilience, Risk Communication North America
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
County-level Correlates of Terrorism in the United States, 1990 to 2010 March 2013 Bersani, Bianca; LaFree, Gary START Reports Terrorism and Society North America
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
U.S. Polls: Public Opinion and Right‐Wing Extremism April 2010 McCauley, Clark START Reports Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Radical Beliefs and Behavior North America

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