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 Softest of Targets: A Study on Terrorist Target Selection July 2009 Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Asal, Victor Journal Article Violent Groups and Movements Global
Speaking Foreign Languages in the United States: Correlates, Trends, and Possible Consequences November 2006 Brecht, Richard D. Journal Article Counterterrorism North America
Community Resilience for Catastrophic Health Events January 2008 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article Resilience Global
Effective Police Homicide Investigations: Evidence From Seven Cities With High Clearance Rates March 2015 Carter, David L.; Carter, Jeremy Journal Article
Radicalization to Violence: A Pathway Approach to Studying Extremism April 2018 Atwell Seate, Anita; Jensen, Michael; James, Patrick Journal Article Individual Behavior, Radical Beliefs and Behavior North America
Building Terrorism from Social Ties: The Dark Side of Social Capital February 2015 Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Asal, Victor Journal Article Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements Global
Opening Yourself Up: The Role of External and Internal Transparency in Terrorism Attacks September 2014 Piazza, James A. Journal Article Terrorism and Society Global
Machines, Monsters, and Coffin Corners: Broadcast Meteorologists’ Use of Figurative and Intense Language During Hurricane Harvey April 2020 Sutton, Jeannette Journal Article Resilience, Risk Communication North America
Nuclear Weapons as Shields June 2009 Asal, Victor Journal Article
Back to the Future: Teaching about the End of the World July 2019 Sin, Steve; Asal, Victor Journal Article Radiological and Nuclear Threats Global
Community Engagement: Leadership Tool for Catastrophic Health Events May 2007 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article Resilience North America
Why Inter-Agency Operations Break Down: U.S. Counterterrorism in Comparative Perspective July 2016 Foley, Frank Journal Article Counterterrorism North America, Western Europe
A Study on a Sequential One‐Defender‐N‐Attacker Game January 2019 Zhuang, Jun Journal Article Violent Groups and Movements
Longitudinal Linkages Between Perceived Social Support and Psychological Distress: A Test of Sequential Model of Social Causation and Social Selection July 2008 Norris, Fran Journal Article
A Spiral of Peace: Competition, Monopoly and Diversification in the Market for Political Violence in Northern Ireland January 2008 Sawyer, John Journal Article Disengagement Western Europe
Continuity and Change in the Operational Dynamics of the Islamic State December 2016 Regens, James Journal Article Violent Groups and Movements Middle East and North Africa
Recent U.S. Thinking about Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Babysteps towards a Dynamic View of Asymmetric Conflict September 2010 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Journal Article Counterterrorism Global, North America
Understanding and Mitigating the Impacts of Massive Relocations Due to Disasters April 2017 Bier, Vicki Journal Article Resilience North America
Comparing Extremist Perpetrators of Suicide and Non-suicide Attacks in the U.S. March 2017 Gruenewald, Jeff; Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven; Parkin, William Journal Article Terrorism and Society North America
Facebook Use and Social Captial: To Bond, To Bridge, or to Escape August 2013 McLeod, Douglas Journal Article
How Women Engage Homegrown Terrorism April 2014 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Journal Article Terrorism and Society, Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism
Recruitment and Selection in Violent Extremist Organizations: Exploring What Industrial and Organizational Psychology Might Contribute April 2017 Ligon, Gina Scott Journal Article Violent Groups and Movements Global
A Comprehensive Application of Rational Choice Theory: How Costs Imposed by, and Benefits Derived from, the U.S. Federal Government Affect Incidents Perpetrated by the Radical Eco-Movement August 2019 Journal Article Terrorism and Society North America
Organizational-Level Characteristics in Right-Wing Extremist Groups in the United States Over Time February 2016 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven; Asal, Victor Journal Article Terrorism and Society North America
Definitions Favorable to Terrorism? SSSL and Radicalization: A Case Study Approach February 2019 James, Patrick Journal Article Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism North America

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