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Radical Beliefs and Behavior

Title Sort descending Investigators Project Period
A Comparative Study of Violent Extremism and Gangs Gary LaFree, Scott H. Decker, David C. Pyrooz -
A Multi-Level Approach to the Study of Violent Extremism Gary LaFree, Michael Jensen -
A Pathway Approach to the Study of Bias Crime Offenders Michael Jensen, Gary LaFree -
Bridging Religious Communities and Technology Providers to Counter Narratives of Violent Extremism Alejandro Beutel, Peter Weinberger -
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St. Paul Stevan Weine -
Cell Groups and Individual Radicalization in Indonesia, United Kingdom, and the United States Douglas M. McLeod -
Countering Jihadist Ideology among Detainees: The Effects and Effectiveness of De-Radicalization Programs Arie Kruglanski, Michele Gelfand -
Decision Making and Simulation Anthony Lemieux, Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Victor Asal -
Developing Academic Partnerships and Collaborative Research on Countering Violent Extremism in Malaysia and Southeast Asia Amy Pate, Barnett S. Koven, William Braniff -
Effects of Uncertainty on Support for Religious Extremism Arie Kruglanski -
Empirical Assessment of Domestic Disengagement and Deradicalization (EAD3) Michael Jensen, Peter Simi, Gina Scott Ligon -
Empirical Assessment of Domestic Radicalization (EADR) Michael Jensen, Gary LaFree -
European Converts to Islam: An Evolving Threat? Emmanuel Karagiannis -
Extremist Pathways to Power: The Rise of Extremist Ideologies to State Dogma Amy Pate, Gary Ackerman, John Sawyer -
Family and Community Capacities among US Minorities: a Key to Preventing Violent Extremism Stevan Weine -
Framing Global Salafi-Jihadist Messages in the West Peter Neumann -
Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami: The Challenge of a Non-Violent Radical Islam Clark McCauley, Emmanuel Karagiannis -
Homegrown Radicalization and the Role of Social Networks and Social Inclusiveness in the United States Paul Harwood -
Ideologies and Motivations of Terrorist Organizations Assaf Moghadam, Gary Ackerman -
International Survey Capability Steven Kull -
Islamic Radicalization in Europe and North America: Parallels and Divergence Gary Ackerman, John Sawyer, Peter Neumann -
Mapping and Evaluating Online Salafi-Jihadism Arie Kruglanski, Jarret Brachman, Michele Gelfand -
Martyrs without Borders: Iraq's Foreign Fighters and the Third Generation of Global Jihad Mohammed Hafez -
Massive Online Open Course: Understanding Terrorism and the Terrorist Threat Gary LaFree, William Braniff, Katherine Worboys Izsak -
Measuring Political Radicalization: Diaspora Support for Terrorism among Ottawa's Lebanese Muslim Community Bidisha Biswas, Christian Leuprecht, Clark McCauley -
Militant Islamist Networks in the West Jeffrey Bale -
Mobilization For and Against Terrorism in the Muslim World Clark McCauley, Mansoor Moaddel, Mohammed Hafez -
One God for All? Fundamentalism and Group Radicalization Johanna Birnir, Nil Satana -
Opportunities for Public-Private Partnership in Countering Online Extremism and Recruitment Brandon Behlendorf -
Patterns of Radicalization in Political Activism Donatella della Porta, Manuela Caiani -
Patterns of U.S. Extremist Crime Jeff Gruenewald, Joshua Freilich, Steven Chermak, William Parkin -
Radicalization in the Ranks Michael Jensen, Sheehan Kane -
Radicalization of Momin Khawaja Clark McCauley, Sophia Moskalenko -
Radicalization of U.S. Prisoners Bert Useem, Obie Clayton -
Radicalizing the Poor: Understanding the Influence of Service Provision on Popular Support for and Participation in Violent Political Groups Shawn Flanigan -
Recruitment and Radicalization among US Far-Right Terrorists Peter Simi -
Resources and Resilience: A Computational Model of Strategic Influence -
Risk and Rehabilitation: Supporting the Work of Probation Officers in the Community Reentry of Extremist Offenders Gary LaFree, Michael Jensen -
Social Media Influencers: Re-domaining Fashion Industry Forecasting to Anticipate Online Extremist Radicalization Barnett S. Koven, Ramon F. Brena -
Support for Terrorism as a Function of Individualistic and Collectivistic Goals Arie Kruglanski -
Terrorist Strategies and Tactics: When Do Terrorists Decide to Attack the US? Martha Crenshaw -
The Mobilization Puzzle: How Individual, Group, and Situational Dynamics Produce Extremist Outcomes Gary LaFree, Michael Jensen -
The Role of the Media in the Recruitment of Terrorists: Mass Communication and the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of Muslims in Indonesia Douglas M. McLeod -
The Use of Violence by Ethnopolitical Organizations Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Victor Asal -
Tracking Attitudes within American Subculture Clark McCauley, Sophia Moskalenko -
Tracking Sympathy and Support of Muslims for Terrorism in Muslim Countries and in the United Kingdom Clark McCauley -
Tracking Sympathy and Support of Muslims for Terrorism in the United States Clark McCauley -
U.S. Policies and Extremist Motivations -
Unifying Approaches to Adversarial Modeling H. Brinton Milward, Ronald Breiger -
Using Experimental Research to Study the Dynamics of Radicalization, Terrorism, and Counterterrorism Anthony Lemieux -
Project Title Sort descending Publication Date Publication Type
"I'm down for a Jihad": How 100 Years of Gang Research can Inform the Study of Terrorism, Radicalization and Extremism 2015-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
A Comparative Study of Initial Involvement in Gangs and Political Extremism 2020-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
A Field-Wide Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Putative Risk and Protective Factors for Radicalization Outcomes 2019-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
A Qualitative Examination of How Somali Young Adults Think About and Understand Violence in Their Communities 2020-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
A Reassessment of State-Level Covariates of Militia Groups 2005-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
A Test of Sprinzak's Split Delegitimization Theory of the Life Course of Far-Right Organizational Behavior 2014-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Alienation, Religion, Economics and Politics: Testing Theories of Radicalization in Polls of U.S. Muslims 2009-01-01T12:00:00 START Reports
An Experimental Investigation of the Choice of Terror and Support for Taking Action 2008-01-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Biased Hate Crime Perceptions Can Reveal Supremacist Sympathies 2020-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Book Review of S.A. Wright, Patriots, Politics, and the Oklahoma City Bombing 2008-07-01T12:00:00 Book Review
Boomerang: Opinion versus Action in the Radicalization of Abu-Mulal al-Balawi 2010-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Characteristics of Violent Lone-Offenders: a Comparison of Assassins and School Attackers (Research Highlight) 2014-05-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Check All That Apply: Challenges in Tracking Ideological Movements That Motivate Right-Wing Terrorism 2022-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Circles Drawing Toward High Risk Activism: The Use of Usroh and Halaqa in Islamist Radical Movements 2008-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Cognitive Mechanisms in Violent Extremism 2019-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Community-Focused Counter-Radicalization and Counter-Terrorism Projects 2018-11-01T12:00:00 Book
Community‐Level Indicators of Radicalization: A Data and Methods Task Force 2010-02-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Comparison of Honor Killings to Anti-LGBTQ Homicides 2018-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Containing the Narrative: Strategy and Tactics in Countering the Storyline of Global Jihad 2010-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Correlates of Violent Political Extremism in the United States 2018-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Criminal Pasts, Terrorist Futures: European Jihadists and the New Crime-Terror Nexus 2016-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Cultivating Trust and Perceptions of Source Credibility in Online Counternarratives Intended to Reduce Support for Terrorism 2018-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Cut from the Same Cloth? A Comparative Study of Domestic Extremists and Gang Members in the United States 2017-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Deadly Clerics: Blocked Ambition and the Paths to Jihad. By Richard A. Nielsen. 2018-11-01T12:00:00 Book Review
Democratic Skepticism and Support for Terrorism in the Palestinian Territories 2018-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Digital Participation Roles of the Global Jihad: Social Media’s Role in Bringing Together Vulnerable Individuals and VEO Content 2018-03-01T12:00:00 White Paper
Dilettantes, Ideologues, and the Weak: Terrorists Who Don't Kill 2008-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Distinguishing "Loner" Attacks from Other Domestic Extremist Violence 2013-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Divergent Dimensions of Radicalization Risk: Migration and Violent Extremism in Sabah, Malaysia 2020-12-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Does Political Radicalization Depend on Ideology? 2009-11-01T12:00:00 Book Review
Empirical Assessment of Domestic Radicalization (EADR) 2016-12-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Encouraging and Assessing the Validity of Answers to Questions about Radicalization: The Use of Meta-opinions 2018-03-01T12:00:00 White Paper
European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet 2012-11-01T12:00:00 Book
Explaining Homegrown Western Jihadists: The Importance of Western Foreign Policy 2018-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Explaining Suicide Terrorism: A Review Essay 2007-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Extremism in the Ranks and After 2022-07-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Extremist Group/Movement Affiliations of the January 6 Capitol Rioters 2022-05-01T12:00:00 Map
Far-Right and Jihadi Terrorism within the United States: From September 11th to January 6th 2023-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Foreign Fighters in Ukraine: Assessing Potential Risks 2020-02-01T12:00:00 Report
Fully Committed: Suicide Bombers' Motivation and the Quest for Personal Significance 2009-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Gangs, Terrorism, and Radicalization 2011-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Guest Editorial: Processes of Radicalization and De-Radicalization 2012-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Helping Veterans Thrive: The Importance of Peer Support in Preventing Domestic Violent Extremism 2022-03-01T12:00:00 Congressional Testimony
Hezbollah's Social Jihad: Nonprofits as Resistance Organizations 2009-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami: Evaluating the Threat Posed by a Radical Islamic Group that Remains Nonviolent 2006-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
How Human Boundaries Become State Borders: Radical Flanks and Territorial Control in the Modern Era 2018-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
How Many Suicide Terrorists are Suicidal? 2014-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
How the Replication Debate Applies to Terrorism Studies 2013-12-01T12:00:00 Op-ed
Identity and Framing Theory, Precursor Activity, and the Radicalization Process 2016-01-01T12:00:00 Report
Ideological Victimization: Homicides Perpetrated by Far-Right Extremists 2014-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Ideologies that Justify Political Violence 2020-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Impact of Perceived Peer Attitudes and Social Network Diversity on Violent Extremist Intentions 2020-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Inspire Magazine: A Critical Analysis of its Significance and Potential Impact Through the Lens of the Information, Motivation, and Behavioral Skills Model 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Insurgencies as Networks of Event Orderings 2018-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Intimations of Mortality or Production Lines? The Puzzle of "Suicide Terrorism" 2009-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
ISIS: Its History, Ideology, and Psychology 2018-04-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Islamism and Totalitarianism 2009-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Knowing is Half the Battle: How Education Decreases the Fear of Terrorism 2022-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Loners, Colleagues, or Peers? Assessing the Social Organization of Radicalization 2018-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Lying About Terrorism 2014-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Massive Online Open Course: Understanding Terrorism and the Terrorist Threat 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Project Fact Sheet
Measuring Fundamentalism Across the Abrahamic Faiths 2021-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Measuring Political Mobilization: The Distinction between Activism and Radicalism 2009-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Measuring the Extent and Nature of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) among Former White Supremacists 2020-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Mechanisms of Political Radicalization: Pathways Toward Terrorism 2008-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Mobilizing on the Extreme Right: Germany, Italy, and the United States 2012-01-01T12:00:00 Book
Momin Khawaja: Mechanisms of Radicalization 2016-08-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Motivations to Act for the Protection of Nature Biodiversity and the Environment: A Matter of “Significance” 2019-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
My Road to Violent Extremism (As Its Researcher, That Is…) 2019-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Narrative Persuasion and Violent Extremism: Foundations and Implications 2020-02-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Narratives and counter-narratives for global jihad: Opinion versus action 2010-07-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
On Classifying Terrorism: A Potential Contribution of Cluster Analysis for Academics and Policymakers 2007-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Options and Strategies for Countering Online Radicalization in the United States 2013-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Party of Islamic liberation in the 'Stans. Review of Emmanuel Karagiannis, 'Political Islam in Central Asia' 2010-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Pathways to Violent Extremism: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis of the US Far-right 2018-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Pathways Toward Radicalization 2008-10-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Patterns of Precursor Behaviors in the Life Span of a U.S. Environmental Terrorist Group 2009-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Perceptions of the United States and Support for Violence Against America 2006-11-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Political Islam and Social Movement Theory: The Case of Hizb ut-Tahrir in Kyrgyzstan 2005-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Political Islam in Uzbekistan: Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami 2006-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Political Mobilization and Institutions 2015-04-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Political, Religious, and Psychological Characteristics of Muslim Protest Marchers in Eight European Cities: Jerusalem Day 2002 2005-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Pre-Radicalization Criminal Activity of United States Extremists 2018-01-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Predictors of Support for Anti-Western Terrorism 2006-10-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Preventing and Treating Radicalization: A Two Volume Review 2015-06-01T12:00:00 Book Review
Prison and Violent Political Extremism in the United States 2019-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS) 2020-05-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS) 2018-10-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States-Foreign Fighters: Infographics 2017-10-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States: Preliminary Findings 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States: An Empirical Assessment of Domestic Radicalization 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Project Fact Sheet
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States: Preliminary Findings (Oct. 2015) 2015-10-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Profiles of Radicalization in the United States 2017-09-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Protecting the U.S. Government from Far-Right Insider Threats 2022-09-01T12:00:00 Report
PROTOCOL: Cognitive and Behavioral Radicalization: A Systematic Review of the Putative Risk and Protective Factors 2020-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Proud Boys Crimes and Characteristics 2022-01-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Psychological Factors in Radicalization: A "3N" Approach 2017-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Psychology Not Theology: Overcoming ISIS' Secret Appeal 2014-10-01T12:00:00 Op-ed
Putting the “ O ” in VEOs: What makes an organization? 2013-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
QAnon Crimes in the United States: A Comprehensive Dataset Codebook 2021-09-01T12:00:00 START Reports
QAnon Offenders in the United States 2021-09-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
QAnon-inspired Violence in the United States: An Empirical Assessment of a Misunderstood Threat 2021-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Quest for Significance and Violent Extremism: The Case of Domestic Radicalization 2016-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Radicalization in the Ranks 2022-04-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Radicalization of U.S. Prisoners 2009-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Radicalization to Terrorism: What Everyone Needs to Know 2020-06-01T12:00:00 Book
Radicalization to Violence: A Pathway Approach to Studying Extremism 2018-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Radicalization: A Relational Perspective 2018-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Recruitment and Radicalization among U.S. Far-Right Terrorists 2016-11-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Religion and Political Mobilization 2019-03-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Religion and Politics in the Developing World: Explosive Interactions 2002-07-01T12:00:00 Book
Religion, Government Coalitions, and Terrorism 2013-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Religious Fundamentalism among Young Muslims in Egypt and Saudi Arabia 2008-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Religious Fundamentalism in Eight Muslim‐Majority Countries: Reconceptualization and Assessment 2018-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Religious Fundamentalism in the Middle East: A Cross-National, Inter-Faith, and Inter-Ethnic Analysis 2012-11-01T12:00:00 Book
Religious Fundamentalism, Liberal Nationalism, and Sectarian Solidarity among Lebanese 2021-08-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Review of Psychology of Terrorism: Classic and Contemporary Insights 2009-01-01T12:00:00 Book Review
Rooted in Poverty?: Terrorism, Poor Economic Development, and Social Cleavages 2006-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Secure in their Beliefs: Personal Security, the Quest for Personal Significance, and the Psychology of Extremism 2015-04-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Significance Quest Theory as the Driver of Radicalization towards Terrorism 2015-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Social Learning and Social Control in the Off- and Online Pathways to Hate Crime and Terrorist Violence 2019-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Southeast Asia after the Caliphate: Identifying Spatial Trends in Terrorism and Radicalization in Malaysia 2020-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Stand Down: A Journal of Applied Communication Research Forum on Extremism and White Nationalism in the United States Military 2022-11-02T12:00:00 Journal Article
START Annual Meeting 2016: Quick-Fire Presentation - Terrorism and Radicalization 2016-10-01T12:00:00 Presentation
Structural Differences of Violent Extremist Offenders in Correctional Settings 2015-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Support for the Caliphate and Radical Mobilization 2008-01-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Terror's Epistemic Consequences: Existential Threat and the Quest for Certainty and Closure 2004-03-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Terrorism and Conspiracy Theories: A View from the 3N Model of Radicalization 2022-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Terrorism Between "Syndrome" and "Tool" 2006-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Terrorism—A (self) love story: Redirecting the significance quest can end violence 2013-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Terrorist Disengagement and De-radicalisation 2018-04-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Terrorist Recidivism in Israel: Rates, Patterns and Risk Factors 2020-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The ABC Model: Commentary from the Perspective of the Two Pyramids Model of Radicalization 2020-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Call of the Wild: How Extremism Happens 2021-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Influence of External and Internal Correlates on the Organizational Death of Domestic Far-Right Extremist Groups 2015-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Link Between Prior Criminal Record and Violent Political Extremism in the United States 2020-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Making of Violent Extremists 2018-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Marvel of Martyrdom: The Power of Self-Sacrifice in a Selfish World 2019-01-01T12:00:00 Book
The Nature of the Beast: Organizational Structures and the Lethality of Terrorist Attacks 2008-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Paradox of Source Credibility in Canadian and U.S. Domestic Counterterrorism Communications 2018-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Politics of Suicide Terrorism 2005-09-01T12:00:00 Book Review
The Potential for Collaboration Between Islamists and Western Left-Wing Extremists: A theoretical and Empirical Introduction 2012-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Psychology of Extremism: A Motivational Perspective 2021-09-01T12:00:00 Book
The psychology of lone-wolf terrorism 2011-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Psychology of Radicalization and Deradicalization: How Significance Quest Impacts Violent Extremism 2014-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Quest for Significance Model of Radicalization: Implications for the Management of Terrorist Detainees 2014-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Radical Right as Social Movement Organizations 2018-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Radical's Journey: How German Neo-Nazis Voyaged to the Edge and Back 2019-10-01T12:00:00 Book
The Radicalization of the Kanes: Family as a Primary Group Influence? 2019-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Radicalization Puzzle: A Theoretical Synthesis of Empirical Approaches to Homegrown Extremism 2015-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Rise and the Fall of the Extreme Right in Europe: Towards an Explanation? 2007-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Rise of Political Islam in Kazakhstan: Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami 2007-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Social Psychological Makings of a Terrorist 2018-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Talking Cure? Communication and Psychological Impact in Prison De-radicalisation Programmes 2014-02-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Three N Approach to Strategies for United States Government Information Operations 2021-05-01T12:00:00 White Paper
The Three Percenters: A Look Inside an Anti-Government Militia 2021-03-01T12:00:00 Report
The Use of Social Media by United States Extremists 2018-07-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
The Use of Violence by Ethnopolitical Organizations in the Middle East 2007-02-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
The Utility of Narratives for Promoting Radicalization: The Case of the Animal Liberation Front 2015-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Toward a Profile of Lone Wolf Terrorists: What Moves an Individual from Radical Opinion to Radical Action 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Trauma as a Precursor to Violent Extremism 2015-04-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Triggered by Defeat or Victory? Assessing the Impact of Presidential Election Results on Extreme Right-Wing Mobilization Online 2020-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Two Possible Profiles of Lone-actor Terrorists 2013-09-01T12:00:00 White Paper
U.S. Muslim Opinions about ISIS, the Syrian Conflict and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election 2017-06-01T12:00:00 START Reports
U.S. Muslims with Radical Opinions Feel More Alienated and Depressed 2017-08-01T12:00:00 START Reports
U.S. Polls: Public Opinion and Right‐Wing Extremism 2010-04-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Ukrainian Volunteer Fighters in the Eastern Front: Ideas, Political-Social Norms and Emotions as Mobilization Mechanisms 2016-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Understanding Political Radicalization: The Two-Pyramids Model 2017-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Understanding Terrorism 2017-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Understanding the Micro-Situational Dynamics of White Supremacist Violence in the United States 2018-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Understanding the Threat: What Data Tell Us about U.S. Foreign Fighters 2015-09-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Update on Geospatial Patterns of Precursor Behavior among Terrorists 2012-11-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Vaccinating Against Hate: Using Attitudinal Inoculation to Confer Resistance to Persuasion by Extremist Propaganda 2019-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Violence in Activism: Instigating Factors and Thresholds Breached 2010-01-01T12:00:00 Book
Violent Radicalism and the Psychology of Prepossession 2018-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
War Crimes in Ukraine: In Search of a Response 2022-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Weaponized Words: The Strategic Role of Persuasion in Violent Radicalization and Counter-Radicalization 2020-06-01T12:00:00 Book
Western Muslims Volunteering to fight in Syria and Iraq: Why do they go, and what should we do? 2015-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
What Are the Social, Economic, Psychological and Environmental Risk Factors That Lead to Radicalization and Recruitment to Terrorism? 2017-09-01T12:00:00 Report
What Is the State of the Quantitative Literature on Risk Factors for Radicalization and Recruitment to Terrorism? 2020-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
What Makes Terrorists Tick 2009-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Winning the Battle but Losing the War? Narrative and Counter-Narratives Strategy 2009-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Women in the White Supremacist Movement 2017-07-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Worst of the bad: Violent white supremacist groups and lethality 2012-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
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***Terrorist Attacks on Religious Figures, Religious Institutions, and Military Targets***
**Far-Right Attacks on U.S. Law Enforcement and Security Guards**
2011-2012 Background Report Undergraduate Terrorism Analysis Training (UTAT) Program Application Deadline Extended
A case study of radicalization offers implications for CVE
Al-Shabaab Attack on Westgate Mall in Kenya
Another Look at Jujitsu Politics
Audio Available from "Why Radicalize?" seminar with Jessica Stern
CASE awards START top honors
Database Spotlight: Muslim Public Opinion and Public Opinion in the Islamic World on Terrorism, al Qaeda and U.S. Policies
Database spotlight: Profiles of Perpetrators of Terrorism in the United States (PPT-US)
Database Spotlight: Update on Profiles of Perpetrators of Terrorism in the US
Discussion Point: From the Caucasus to Boston and Beyond
Discussion Point: Should START Researchers Embrace the Brain?
Discussion Point: The Dog that Doesn't Bark
Discussion Point: The End of Radicalization?
Exciting Winter Courses Now Offered ONLINE
Far-right Violence in the United States: 1990-2010
Farah Pandith explores how to defeat the extremist threat
Finding answers in social psychology
First-of-its-kind index ranks countries for impact of terrorism
Fulbright scholar comes to START to study deradicalization
Jeffrey Lewis discusses history and culture behind suicide bombings
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Junior Radicalization Researcher
Kruglanski Honored by Society of Experimental Social Psychology
Kruglanski, Bélanger and Gunaratna launch their book ‘The Three Pillars of Radicalization’ at START
Lone-actors fueled by grievance, personal crises, weapons use
New Book: European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet
New Report Highlights the Challenges of Tracking Terrorism Events: GTD Indicates Global Terrorism Fatalities Up, Not Down
New Research Brief Released: The Use of Violence by Ethnopolitical Organizations in the Middle East
New Research Briefs Available from START
New START Project to Focus on Extremist Violence in U.S. Counties
New START Research Brief: Pathways Towards Radicalization
New START study examines communities where terrorists lived, planned and prepared
New study evaluates English-language jihadist magazine
Olympics and Terrorism
Pair of feature articles detail Arie Kruglanski’s life and life’s work
Patterns of Lone Actor Terrorism in the U.S.
Position Opening: Special Projects Program Manager
Pre-radicalization criminal activity is strongest predictor of post-radicalization violent extremism
Preliminary findings on Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the US
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS) data now available
Report finds childhood trauma, history of high-risk behaviors as precursors to violent extremism
REPORT RELEASE: ICSR/START Report on Prison Radicalisation to be Launched at New York Summit
Research Internships Available for Fall 2007 at the University of Maryland
Research Roundtable features expert on policing terrorism
Researcher spotlight: Anthony Lemieux
Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Clark McCauley
Response to mischaracterization of the Hot Spots Report
Secretary Ridge announces creation of terrorism center
START Affiliate Releases Report on Al-Awlaki
START Announces 2009 Curriculum Development Grant Recipients
START Announces 2010-2011 Terrorism Research Awards and Undergraduate Research Program Participants
START Announces 2011-2012 Terrorism Research Award Participants
START Announces Fellowships for 2005-06
START Assesses Impact of 9/11
START Center Earns Background Report-Year Renewal from DHS
START data featured in House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs report
START Director to testify before House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
START domestic radicalization data replicated by Australian research team
START Expands its Research Brief Series
START interns gain unique experience with State Department
START investigator and former TRA recipient publish book on the mobilization of right-wing extremism
START investigator commissioned to edit Routledge’s Major Works collection
START Investigators Participate in 2011 American Sociological Association Annual Conference
START launches new training course on understanding and preventing radicalization to violence and violent extremism
START Newsletter: Intelligence and security; perspectives on terrorism; Hezbollah; 'big data' and coding
START produces new data tool exploring crimes committed by U.S. QAnon offenders
START releases data on Proud Boys ahead of Capitol Riot anniversary
START releases new analysis of QAnon offenders in the United States
START releases new data collections
START releases new data on extremism among U.S. service members and veterans
START releases new data on radicalization in the United States
START Releases Report on Public Opinion in Muslim Countries
START research informs Senate report on Chesser
START Research Symposium: Wednesday, June 28th
START researcher appears in documentary on disinformation
START researcher invited to discuss terrorists' motivations
START researcher speaks at Department of Defense forum on extremism in the military
START researchers brief Swedish delegation
START researchers co-lead International Symposium on Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism
START researchers co-lead webinar series on security challenges in Malaysia
START Researchers Featured in Journal of Homeland Security
START Researchers on Canadian Parliament Shooter Michael Zahaf-Bibeau
START researchers present on international white supremacist movement for State Department
START responds to White House report on preventing violent extremism
START Response to Death of bin Laden
START seeking 2014 Outstanding Article Award nominations
START Visiting Fellow featured in NY Times Magazine
START welcomes visiting scholar
State Department contracts START to provide terrorism data and analysis
Student research opportunities abound as internship program grows
Summer and Fall Internship Opportunities with START and the GTD
Summer Course Offerings
Taken to extremes: Faculty Q&A with Michael Jensen
Terrorism studies graduate certificate application deadline is quickly approaching
The RaD portfolio is now on Twitter
Today: START Seminar: Why Radicalize? Follow live on Twitter
Urban U.S. counties hot spots of terror, but rural areas are not exempt
US Muslims with radical opinions feel more alienated and depressed
Violent extremism in the U.S.
White Paper: Perspectives on Terrorism and Responses to It
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Aaron Safer-Lichtenstein Former Researcher: Global Terrorism Database (GTD)
person-default Amanda Quinn Faculty Research Assistant, GTD University of Maryland
Amy landiorio Amy Iandiorio Researcher, GTD University of Maryland
anthony Lemieux Anthony Lemieux Associate Professor of Communication and Lead Researcher of the Transcultural Conflict and Violence Program Georgia State University
McCauley_Clark Clark McCauley Professor of Psychology Bryn Mawr College
elena akers Elena Akers Researcher/Junior Data Collection Manager, START University of Maryland
Gary Ackerman Gary Ackerman Associate Professor, SUNY Albany University at Albany, State University of New York
Lafee Gary LaFree Founding Director, START
Distinguished University Professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
University of Maryland
Tinsley_Herbert Herbert Tinsley Analyst, Government Accountability Office
Jeff Jeff Gruenewald Associate Professor and Director of the Terrorism Research Center, University of Arkansas University of Arkansas
Sawyer John John Sawyer Director of Strategic Corporate Research Relationships University of Maryland
Lindquist Katy Lindquist Principal Research Scientist, NSI Inc.
kurt braddock Kurt Braddock Assistant Professor, American University American University
Boyd_Marcus Marcus A. Boyd Geospatial Research Unit (GRU) Director, START
Director of Graduate Studies, START
University of Maryland
Erdemandi Max Erdemandi Ph.D. Student, Communication Science and Social Cognition University of Maryland
person-default Michael Jensen Senior Researcher, START University of Maryland
person-default Peter Simi Associate Professor, Chapman University
Director, Earl Babbie Research Center
Chapman University
Prabhakar misra Prabhakar Misra Professor of Physics Howard University
Robert lamb Robert D. Lamb ICONS Director and Associate Research Scientist University of Maryland
henkin Samuel D. Henkin Geospatial Research Unit (GRU) Researcher, START University of Maryland
Sean doody Sean Doody Senior Researcher, START University of Maryland
Guarrieri Thomas Guarrieri Director of Undergraduate Studies
Assistant Research Scientist, Unconventional Weapons &
Technology (UWT) Division, START
University of Maryland
Braniff William William Braniff Department Chair, START Director
Professor of the Practice, University of Maryland
Editorial Board, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague
Research Advisory Board, RESOLVE Network
Independent Advisory Committee (IAC), Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT)
International Advisory Board, Hedayah Center
University of Maryland
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A Comparative Study of Violent Extremism and Gangs
A Multi-Level Approach to the Study of Violent Extremism
A Pathway Approach to the Study of Bias Crime Offenders
Bridging Religious Communities and Technology Providers to Counter Narratives of Violent Extremism
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St. Paul
Cell Groups and Individual Radicalization in Indonesia, United Kingdom, and the United States
Countering Jihadist Ideology among Detainees: The Effects and Effectiveness of De-Radicalization Programs
Decision Making and Simulation
Developing Academic Partnerships and Collaborative Research on Countering Violent Extremism in Malaysia and Southeast Asia
Effects of Uncertainty on Support for Religious Extremism
Empirical Assessment of Domestic Disengagement and Deradicalization (EAD3)
Empirical Assessment of Domestic Radicalization (EADR)
European Converts to Islam: An Evolving Threat?
Extremist Pathways to Power: The Rise of Extremist Ideologies to State Dogma
Family and Community Capacities among US Minorities: a Key to Preventing Violent Extremism
Framing Global Salafi-Jihadist Messages in the West
Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami: The Challenge of a Non-Violent Radical Islam
Homegrown Radicalization and the Role of Social Networks and Social Inclusiveness in the United States
Ideologies and Motivations of Terrorist Organizations
International Survey Capability
Islamic Radicalization in Europe and North America: Parallels and Divergence
Mapping and Evaluating Online Salafi-Jihadism
Martyrs without Borders: Iraq's Foreign Fighters and the Third Generation of Global Jihad
Massive Online Open Course: Understanding Terrorism and the Terrorist Threat
Measuring Political Radicalization: Diaspora Support for Terrorism among Ottawa's Lebanese Muslim Community
Militant Islamist Networks in the West
MAROB Minorities at Risk Organizational Behavior (MAROB) Middle East, 1980-2004 Go
Mobilization For and Against Terrorism in the Muslim World
Muslim Public Opinion on U.S. Policy, Attacks on Civilians, and al Qaeda Go
One God for All? Fundamentalism and Group Radicalization
Opportunities for Public-Private Partnership in Countering Online Extremism and Recruitment
Patterns of Radicalization in Political Activism
Patterns of U.S. Extremist Crime
Predictors of Activism and Radicalism: Past Activism, Past Radicalism and Grievance Against the Government Go
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS)
QAnon Crime Maps
Radicalization in the Ranks
Radicalization of Momin Khawaja
Radicalization of U.S. Prisoners
Radicalizing the Poor: Understanding the Influence of Service Provision on Popular Support for and Participation in Violent Political Groups
Recruitment and Radicalization among US Far-Right Terrorists
Resources and Resilience: A Computational Model of Strategic Influence
Risk and Rehabilitation: Supporting the Work of Probation Officers in the Community Reentry of Extremist Offenders
Social Media Influencers: Re-domaining Fashion Industry Forecasting to Anticipate Online Extremist Radicalization
Support for Terrorism as a Function of Individualistic and Collectivistic Goals
Terrorist Strategies and Tactics: When Do Terrorists Decide to Attack the US?
The Mobilization Puzzle: How Individual, Group, and Situational Dynamics Produce Extremist Outcomes
The Role of the Media in the Recruitment of Terrorists: Mass Communication and the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of Muslims in Indonesia
The Use of Violence by Ethnopolitical Organizations
Tracking Attitudes within American Subculture
Tracking Sympathy and Support of Muslims for Terrorism in Muslim Countries and in the United Kingdom
Tracking Sympathy and Support of Muslims for Terrorism in the United States
U.S. Policies and Extremist Motivations
Unifying Approaches to Adversarial Modeling
Using Experimental Research to Study the Dynamics of Radicalization, Terrorism, and Counterterrorism