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Publication Title Publication Date START Authors Typesort ascending Research Areas Regions
Challenges and Opportunities for Pre-Crisis Emergency Risk Communication: Lessons Learned from the Earthquake Community February 2019 Herovic, Emina Journal Article Resilience, Risk Communication
The Closing of Open Minds: Need for Closure Moderates the Impact of Uncertainty Salience on Outgroup Discrimination September 2015 Kruglanski, Arie Journal Article Terrorism and Society North America
Terrorists Next Door? A Comparison of Mexican Drug Cartels and Middle Eastern Terrorist Organizations March 2012 Flanigan, Shawn Journal Article Crime and Terrorism Middle East and North Africa, North America
Characteristics of Lone-Wolf Violent Offenders: a Comparison of Assassins and School Attackers February 2013 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Journal Article Terrorism and Society, Individual Behavior North America
Carrots, Sticks, and Insurgent Targeting of Civilians August 2018 Phillips, Brian; Young, Joseph; Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Asal, Victor Journal Article Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism Global
The Relationship Between Hate Groups and Far-Right Ideological Violence June 2014 Adamczyk, Amy; Gruenewald, Jeffrey; Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Journal Article Violent Groups and Movements North America
Strategies for Improved Hospital Response to Mass Casualty Incidents March 2018 Miller-Hooks, Elise Journal Article Resilience North America
Vulnerability and Resilience in Local Government: Assessing the Strength of Performance Regimes September 2009 Bowman, Ann Journal Article Terrorism and Society, Resilience North America
Foreshadowing Targeted Violence: Assessing Leakage of Intent by Public Mass Murderers December 2017 Horgan, John Journal Article Individual Behavior North America
Temporal and Spatial Changes in Social Vulnerability to Natural Hazards February 2008 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
A Field-Wide Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Putative Risk and Protective Factors for Radicalization Outcomes December 2019 Weisburd, David Journal Article Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Risk-Mitigating Policies and Adversarial Behavior: Case of Backlash June 2016 Mohtadi, Hamid Journal Article Counterterrorism Global
How terrorist actors in Pakistan use nuclear weapons for political influence March 2019 Joshi, Sharad Journal Article Radiological and Nuclear Threats Middle East and North Africa
Law enforcement fusion centers: Cultivating an information sharing environment while safeguarding privacy May 2016 Carter, David L.; Carter, Jeremy; Chermak, Steven Journal Article
Invisible Empire of Hate: Gender Differences in the Ku Klux Klan's Online Justifications for Violence September 2018 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Journal Article Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior North America
Effective Police Homicide Investigations: Evidence From Seven Cities With High Clearance Rates March 2015 Carter, David L.; Carter, Jeremy Journal Article
Local Approaches to Counterterrorism: The New York Police Department Model August 2014 Dahl, Erik Journal Article Terrorism and Society, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism North America
Hezbollah's Social Jihad: Nonprofits as Resistance Organizations June 2009 Flanigan, Shawn Journal Article Violent Groups and Movements, Radical Beliefs and Behavior Middle East and North Africa
The Long Road Home: Race, Class, and Recovery from Hurricane Katrina March 2006 Cutter, Susan Journal Article North America
Opening Yourself Up: The Role of External and Internal Transparency in Terrorism Attacks September 2014 Piazza, James A. Journal Article Terrorism and Society Global
Why We Are Vulnerable June 2007 Tierney, Kathleen Journal Article Terrorism and Society North America
Improving shadow evacuation management: Case study of the Graniteville, South Carolina chlorine spill January 2007 Cutter, Susan Journal Article Risk Communication North America
Research with Children Exposed to Disasters December 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
The Damoclean Sword of Offensive Cyber: Policy Uncertainty and Collective Insecurity March 2019 Leuprecht, Christian Journal Article Terrorism and Society
Why Inter-Agency Operations Break Down: U.S. Counterterrorism in Comparative Perspective July 2016 Foley, Frank Journal Article Counterterrorism North America, Western Europe


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