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 ascending Research Areas Regions
Effects and Effectiveness of Law Enforcement Intelligence Measures to counter homegrown terrorism: a case study on the FALN July 2012 Belli, Roberta START Reports Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism North America
Country Reports on Terrorism 2013: Annex of Statistical Information May 2014 Miller, Erin; LaFree, Gary START Reports Terrorism and Society Global
An Analysis of Violent Nonstate Actor Organizational Lethality and Network Co-Evoluation in the Middle East and North Africa February 2016 Young, Joseph; Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Asal, Victor START Reports Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism Middle East and North Africa
Lessons Learned from Mental Health and Education: Identifying Best Practices for Addressing Violent Extremism October 2015 Weine, Stevan START Reports Countering Violent Extremism North America
Countermeasures against Extremism and Terrorism Database: Data Status and Final Findings September 2012 Liu, Brooke; Kennedy, Jonathan START Reports Counterterrorism 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
ISIL: Branding, Leadership Culture and Lethal Attraction November 2014 Ligon, Gina Scott; Simi, Peter START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements Middle East and North 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
Report: Demystifying Gray Zone Conflict: A Typology of Conflict Dyads and Instruments of Power in Libya, 2014-Present November 2016 Koven, Barnett S.; Johns, Mila; Gabriel, Rachel START Reports Counterterrorism Middle East and North Africa
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
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
U.S. Muslims with Radical Opinions Feel More Alienated and Depressed August 2017 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia START Reports Terrorism and Society, Radical Beliefs and Behavior North America
RCPGP Warning System Integration Research Project Final Report November 2010 Mileti, Dennis; Bean, Hamilton START Reports Risk Communication North America
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
Demystifying Gray Zone Conflict: A Typology of Conflict Dyads and Instruments of Power in Colombia, 2002-present November 2016 Koven, Barnett S. START Reports
Quantifying Gray Zone Conflict Codebook June 2017 Koven, Barnett S. START Reports
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
Momin Khawaja: Mechanisms of Radicalization August 2016 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia START Reports Individual Behavior, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
The Organizational Dynamics of Far-Right Hate Groups in the United States: Comparing Violent to Non-Violent Organizations December 2011 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements
Empirical Assessment of Domestic Radicalization (EADR) December 2016 LaFree, Gary; Tinsley, Herbert; Stevenson, John; Jensen, Michael; James, Patrick START Reports Individual Behavior, Radical Beliefs and Behavior North America
Development and Optimization of Machine Learning Algorithms and Models of Relevance to START Databases April 2016 Misra, Prabhakar START Reports Counterterrorism Global
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
Update on Geospatial Patterns of Antecedent Behavior among Perpetrators in the American Terrorism Study (ATS) October 2013 Smith, Brent; Damphousse, Kelly; Roberts, Paxton START Reports Terrorism and Society North America
Human and Social Forces in the Spread of the IED Threat: Innovation, Diffusion and Adaptation November 2008 Ackerman, Gary START Reports Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements Global
Integrated United States Security Database (IUSSD): Data on the Terrorist Attacks in the United States Homeland, 1970 to 2011 December 2012 Miller, Erin; LaFree, Gary; Dugan, Laura START Reports Terrorism and Society North America

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