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Project Title Investigators Project Period
Updates to the Leadership of the Extreme and Dangerous for Innovative Results (LEADIR) Dataset Gina Scott Ligon January, 2019 to December, 2019
Developing Academic Partnerships and Collaborative Research on Countering Violent Extremism in Malaysia and Southeast Asia Amy Pate, Barnett S. Koven, William Braniff September, 2018 to December, 2019
Bargaining on and off the Battlefield: The Bargaining Model of War and Negotiations with the Afghan Taliban Barnett S. Koven February, 2019 to August, 2019
Dissuading Adversaries and their Radiological/Nuclear Pathways: Integrating Deterrence Theory and Analytics in the Global Nuclear Detection Architecture (GNDA) Amy Pate, Brandon Behlendorf, Gary Ackerman, John Sawyer, Steve Sin, Hamid Mohtadi, Marcus A. Boyd October, 2013 to September, 2018
Belief Formation and Political Engagement: A Panel Study of the Dynamics of Change in Egypt, Tunisia, and Turkey Mansoor Moaddel September, 2015 to August, 2018
Two to Tango: Government and Terrorist Group Actions in Colombia Barnett S. Koven March, 2018 to June, 2018
Country Reports on Terrorism - Statistical Annex Gary LaFree, Erin Miller May, 2012 to May, 2018
Dynamics of Terrorism and Counterterrorism Campaigns Gary Ackerman, Joseph Young, R. Karl Rethemeyer, Victor Asal July, 2014 to December, 2017
Ideologies and Motivations of Terrorist Organizations Assaf Moghadam, Gary Ackerman July, 2014 to December, 2017
Geospatial and Temporal Patterns of US Terrorism Brent Smith, Kelly Damphousse July, 2012 to December, 2017
Social Identity and Perceptions of Counterterrorism Demis Glasford July, 2012 to December, 2017
Tracking Attitudes within American Subculture Clark McCauley, Sophia Moskalenko July, 2012 to December, 2017
Modeling the Emergence of Leaders in Self-Organizing Social Networks Nina Fefferman July, 2016 to July, 2017
One God for All? Fundamentalism and Group Radicalization Johanna Birnir, Nil Satana July, 2013 to December, 2016
Organizational Determinants of Violence and Performance Gina Scott Ligon July, 2012 to December, 2016
Terrorist and Extremist Organizations (TEO) Database Jonathan Wilkenfeld, R. Karl Rethemeyer July, 2012 to December, 2016
Developing a Typology of Terrorism Involvement: A Basis for Sentencing, Management, Risk Reduction, Release & Monitoring of Terrorist Offenders July, 2012 to December, 2015
Recruitment and Radicalization among US Far-Right Terrorists Peter Simi July, 2012 to December, 2015
Countering the Inhumane: Modeling Probable Pathways for Human Trafficking Along the U.S.- Mexico Border Brandon Behlendorf September, 2013 to December, 2014
ISIL: Branding, Leadership Culture and Lethal Attraction Gina Scott Ligon November, 2014
An Assessment of Jamāʻat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-daʻwa wal-Jihād (Boko Haram): Strengths, Vulnerabilities and Policy Options Amy Pate July, 2014 to November, 2014
Massive Online Open Course: Understanding Terrorism and the Terrorist Threat Gary LaFree, William Braniff, Katherine Worboys Izsak January, 2014 to March, 2014
Terrorist Behavior and Societal Tolerance of Violence Risa Brooks July, 2012 to December, 2013
Validating Models of Adversary Behavior Jun Zhuang July, 2012 to December, 2013
Extremist Pathways to Power: The Rise of Extremist Ideologies to State Dogma Amy Pate, Gary Ackerman, John Sawyer May, 2013 to October, 2013
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St. Paul Stevan Weine August, 2010 to August, 2012
Turning to Terrorism: Ethnic, Religious, and Extremist Organizations Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Victor Asal June, 2008 to December, 2011
Understanding and Combating Mass Casualty Terrorism (MCT) Gary Ackerman, Victor Asal June, 2008 to December, 2011
Big, Allied, Dangerous, and Charitable? R. Karl Rethemeyer, Victor Asal June, 2009 to October, 2011
United States Extremist Crime Database (ECDB), 1990-2010 Joshua Freilich, Roberta Belli, Steven Chermak June, 2008 to October, 2011
Terrorism and Violence in Colombia Enrique Arias June, 2009 to May, 2011
Tracking Sympathy and Support of Muslims for Terrorism in Muslim Countries and in the United Kingdom Clark McCauley June, 2008 to May, 2011
Tracking Sympathy and Support of Muslims for Terrorism in the United States Clark McCauley June, 2008 to May, 2011
Measuring Political Radicalization: Diaspora Support for Terrorism among Ottawa's Lebanese Muslim Community Bidisha Biswas, Christian Leuprecht, Clark McCauley August, 2008 to May, 2010
Key Dimensions in Understanding Terrorist Bomb Attacks Margaret Wilson June, 2008 to May, 2010
Relationships among Terrorism-Using Groups, Supporters, Constituencies, Target Groups, and General Populations Clark McCauley January, 2009 to December, 2009
Cell Groups and Individual Radicalization in Indonesia, United Kingdom, and the United States Douglas M. McLeod June, 2008 to December, 2009
More Bang for the Buck?: Examining the Effect of Technological Change on Terrorist Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction Gary Ackerman, Jeffrey Bale July, 2005 to September, 2009
Social Network Analysis for Combating Terrorist Networks Alan Neustadtl, R. Karl Rethemeyer, Victor Asal June, 2006 to June, 2009
Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami: The Challenge of a Non-Violent Radical Islam Clark McCauley, Emmanuel Karagiannis June, 2005 to June, 2009
Distinctive Characteristics of Terrorist Groups Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan January, 2005 to June, 2009
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 June, 2007 to May, 2009
The Use of Violence by Ethnopolitical Organizations Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Victor Asal June, 2005 to May, 2009
Terrorist Strategies and Tactics: When Do Terrorists Decide to Attack the US? Martha Crenshaw May, 2005 to May, 2009
Understanding Desistance from Terrorism Clark McCauley May, 2005 to May, 2009
Support for Terrorism as a Function of Individualistic and Collectivistic Goals Arie Kruglanski June, 2005 to January, 2009
Terrorist Groups and Weapons of Mass Destruction Gary Ackerman, Jonathan Wilkenfeld, R. Karl Rethemeyer, Victor Asal July, 2005 to May, 2008
Developing Community Resilience for Children and Families Betty Pfefferbaum, Fran Norris June, 2005 to May, 2008
Militant Islamist Networks in the West Jeffrey Bale July, 2005 to April, 2008
Project Title Publication Date START Authors Publication Type
Application of a Profile Similarity Methodology for Identifying Terrorist Groups That Use or Pursue CBRN Weapons September 2017 Ackerman, Gary; Milward, H. Brinton; Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Breiger, Ronald; Asal, Victor Book Chapter
Applying an Organizational Framework to Examine Jihadi Organizations as an Industry October 2017 Ligon, Gina Scott Journal Article
Big Allied and Dangerous (BAAD) September 2013 Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Asal, Victor Project Fact Sheet
Big, Allied And Dangerous (BAAD) Fact Sheet October 2015 Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Asal, Victor Project Fact Sheet
Boko Haram: An Assessment of Strengths, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Options January 2015 Pate, Amy START Reports
Building Bridges: Social Movements and Civil Society in Times of Crisis March 2020 della Porta, Donatella Journal Article
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St.Paul August 2012 Weine, Stevan START Reports
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St.Paul Handout May 2012 Weine, Stevan Research Brief
Building Terrorism from Social Ties: The Dark Side of Social Capital February 2015 Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Asal, Victor Journal Article
Circles Drawing Toward High Risk Activism: The Use of Usroh and Halaqa in Islamist Radical Movements May 2008 McLeod, Douglas M. Journal Article
Community and Family Approaches to Combating the Radicalization and Recruitment of Somali-American Youth and Young Adults: A Psychosocial Perspective November 2009 Weine, Stevan Journal Article
Configuring Legitmacy: A Framework fo Legitimation in Armed Conflict April 2014 Asal, Victor Book
Crime, Conflict, and the Legitimacy Trade-Off: Explaining Variation in Insurgents’ Participation in Crime February 2019 Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Asal, Victor Journal Article
Critical Events in the Life Trajectories of Domestic Extremist White Supremacist Groups August 2009 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Journal Article
Cultural Evolutionary Mismatches in Response to Collective Threat September 2021 Gelfand, Michele Journal Article
Cumulative Disruptions: Interdependency and Commitment Escalation as Mechanisms of Illicit Network Failure September 2020 Behlendorf, Brandon Journal Article
Days of Rage: Introducing the NAVCO 3.0 Dataset April 2018 Chenoweth, Erica Journal Article
De-constituting al-Qa’ida: CCO theory and the decline and dissolution of hidden organizations September 2017 Bean, Hamilton Journal Article
Demystifying Gray Zone Conflict: A Typology of Conflict Dyads and Instruments of Power in Colombia, 2002-present December 2016 Koven, Barnett S. Research Brief
Destruction Through Collaboration: How Terrorists Work Together Toward Malevolent Innovation January 2018 Ligon, Gina Scott Book Chapter
Discussion Point: Communities on the Front Lines Against Terrorism May 2015 Beutel, Alejandro Discussion Point
Discussion Point: Insider Threat in the Aviation Industry April 2015 Davenport, Cory; Tinsley, Herbert Discussion Point
Enemies with Benefits? Violent Rivalry and Terrorist Group Longevity January 2015 Phillips, Brian Journal Article
Ethnicity and Altruism after Violence: The Contact Hypothesis in Kosovo October 2014 Mironova, Vera Journal Article
Examining the Effect of Repressive and Conciliatory Government Actions on Terrorism Activity in Israel May 2015 Parkin, William Journal Article
Explaining Terrorism: Causes, Processes and Consequences September 2013 Crenshaw, Martha Book
Fled or Expelled? Representation of the Israeli–Arab Conflict in U.S. High School History Textbooks January 2010 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Fratricidal Jihadists: Why Islamists Keep Losing their Civil Wars May 2018 Hafez, Mohammed Journal Article
Fratricide in Rebel Movements: A Network Analysis of Syrian Militant Infighting January 2019 Hafez, Mohammed Journal Article
Friction: How Radicalization Happens to Them and Us January 2011 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Book
From Freedom Fighters to Jihadists: Human Resources of Non State Armed Groups May 2019 Mironova, Vera Book
From WWI to ISIS, Using Shame and Masculinity in Recruitment Narratives June 2016 Beutel, Alejandro Discussion Point
Group Desistance from Terrorism: A Dynamic Perspective November 2009 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Hezbollah's Social Jihad: Nonprofits as Resistance Organizations June 2009 Flanigan, Shawn Journal Article
Insurgencies as Networks of Event Orderings June 2018 Breiger, Ronald Journal Article
Introducing Terrorist Archetypes: Using Terrorist Objectives and Behavior to Predict New, Complex, and Changing Threats December 2016 Zhuang, Jun Journal Article
Introducing the Special Issue on New Directions in Terrorism Research May 2015 Freilich, Joshua Journal Article
Is Islamist Terrorism More Dangerous?: An Empirical Study of Group Ideology, Organization, and Goal Structure January 2009 Piazza, James A. Journal Article
ISIL: Branding, Leadership Culture and Lethal Attraction November 2014 Ligon, Gina Scott; Simi, Peter START Reports
Islamist Terrorism, Diaspora Links and Casualty Rates October 2019 LaFree, Gary; Piazza, James A. Journal Article
Killing the Messenger: Regime Type as a Determinant of Journalist Killing, 1992-2008 March 2016 Asal, Victor Journal Article
Know Thy Enemy: Education About Terrorism Improves Social Attitudes Toward Terrorists March 2017 Krause, Peter Journal Article
Leadership protection in drug-trafficking networks February 2015 Hofmann, David Journal Article
Losing your Audience: Desistance from Terrorism in Egypt after Luxor November 2009 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Making Ends Meet: Combining Organizational Data in Contentious Politics October 2014 Asal, Victor Journal Article
Malevolent Innovation: Novelty and Effectiveness in Terror Attacks April 2019 Ligon, Gina Scott White Paper
Measuring Tactical Innovation in Terrorist Attacks July 2019 Ligon, Gina Scott Journal Article
Mechanisms of Political Radicalization: Pathways Toward Terrorism July 2008 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Journal Article
Modalities of National Sovereignty: Territorial Nationalism versus Islamic Fundamentalism in Muslim-Majority Countries April 2014 Moaddel, Mansoor Report
New Framework That Uses Patterns and Relations to Understand Terrorist Behaviors February 2017 Zhuang, Jun Journal Article
NGO Intervention in Jihadist Conflicts: A Closer Look at Afghanistan and Somalia February 2019 Hodwitz, Omi Journal Article
Nonprofit Service Provision by Insurgent Organizations: The Cases of Hizballah and the Tamil Tigers June 2008 Flanigan, Shawn Journal Article
Not My Brother’s Keeper: Factional Infighting in Armed Islamist Movements November 2019 Hafez, Mohammed Journal Article
Organizational and Institutional Approaches: Social Movement Studies Perspectives on Political Violence May 2019 della Porta, Donatella Book Chapter
Political Action as a Function of Grievances, Risk, and Social Identity: An Experimental Approach October 2018 Lemieux, Anthony; Asal, Victor Journal Article
Political Islam and Social Movement Theory: The Case of Hizb ut-Tahrir in Kyrgyzstan February 2005 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
Political Islam in Uzbekistan: Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami February 2006 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
Political Mobilization and Institutions April 2015 Chenoweth, Erica Book Chapter
Political, Religious, and Psychological Characteristics of Muslim Protest Marchers in Eight European Cities: Jerusalem Day 2002 December 2005 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Profiles of Perpetrators of Terrorism in the United States: Research Highlight July 2014 Miller, Erin; Smarick, Kathleen Research Brief
Protestors, Terrorists or Something Else? How to Think about Dissident Groups October 2019 Young, Joseph Journal Article
Psychology and Morality of Political Extremists: Evidence from Twitter Language Analysis of Alt-right and Antifa May 2019 Cioffi-Revilla, Claudio Journal Article
Putting the “ O ” in VEOs: What makes an organization? July 2013 Ligon, Gina Scott; Simi, Peter Journal Article
Radicalization to Terrorism: What Everyone Needs to Know June 2020 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Book
Reactions to the War on Terrorism: Origin-Group Differences in the 2007 Pew Poll of U.S. Muslims January 2011 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Regime Type and Terrorist Attacks May 2015 Chenoweth, Erica Book Chapter
Religious Fundamentalism in the Middle East: A Cross-National, Inter-Faith, and Inter-Ethnic Analysis November 2012 Moaddel, Mansoor Book
Religious Fundamentalism, Liberal Nationalism, and Sectarian Solidarity among Lebanese August 2021 Moaddel, Mansoor Book Chapter
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 START Reports
Responding to Terrorism? Human Rights Organization Shaming and Terrorist Attacks September 2015 Deloughery, Kathleen; Asal, Victor Journal Article
Revolution for Breakfast: Intersections of Activism, Service, and Violence in the Black Panther Party’s Community Service Programs December 2013 Flanigan, Shawn Book Chapter
Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire Our World September 2018 Gelfand, Michele Book
Service-Seeking Behavior, Perceptions of Armed Actors, and Preferences Regarding Governance: Evidence from the Palestinian Territories May 2015 Flanigan, Shawn Journal Article
Spreading Protests: Changing Paths of Transnationalization of Social Movements July 2020 della Porta, Donatella Journal Article
START Annual Meeting 2016: Quick-Fire Presentation - Terrorism and Radicalization October 2016 Lemieux, Anthony; Koven, Barnett S.; Ackerman, Gary; LaFree, Gary; Ligon, Gina Scott; Satana, Nil; James, Patrick; Simi, Peter; Breiger, Ronald; Chermak, Steven Presentation
START Symposium 2015: Extremist Organizations Panel October 2015 Presentation
State Terrorism Research and Critical Terrorism Studies: An Assessment January 2014 Crenshaw, Martha Book Chapter
Statistical Analysis of Event Data Concerning Boko Haram in Nigeria (2009-2013) January 2015 Stevenson, John START Reports
Street-level Repression: Protest, Policing, and Dissent in Uganda July 2020 Behlendorf, Brandon Journal Article
Structural Differences of Violent Extremist Offenders in Correctional Settings June 2015 Leuprecht, Christian Journal Article
Sub-state Actors' Threats to International Security: Religious Extremists and Terrorist Groups March 2019 Joshi, Sharad Book Chapter
Sudden Desistance from Terrorism: The Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia and the Justice Comandos of the Armenian Genocide November 2008 McCauley, Clark; LaFree, Gary; Dugan, Laura Journal Article
Suicide Bombers in Iraq, 2003-2010: Disaggregating Targets Can Reveal Insurgent Motives and Priorities January 2014 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Survival of the Fittest: Why Terrorist Groups Endure May 2014 Young, Joseph; Dugan, Laura Journal Article
Teaching International Crises with Online Simulations: A Case Study of an India-Pakistan Crisis March 2012 Biswas, Bidisha Conference Paper
Temporal Sequencing, Incident Sophistication, and Terrorist Outcomes August 2016 Smith, Brent; Gruenewald, Jeff Research Brief
Terrorism and Conspiracy Theories: A View from the 3N Model of Radicalization June 2022 Kruglanski, Arie Journal Article
Terrorism as Transnational Advocacy: An Organizational and Tactical Examination January 2007 Asal, Victor Journal Article
Terrorist Group Cooperation and Longevity June 2014 Phillips, Brian Journal Article
Terrorist Group Rivalries and Alliances: Testing Competing Explanations August 2019 Phillips, Brian Journal Article
Terrorist Group Survival as a Measure of Effectiveness June 2018 Phillips, Brian Book Chapter
Terrorist Organizational Dynamics May 2019 Phillips, Brian Book Chapter
The Closing of Open Minds: Need for Closure Moderates the Impact of Uncertainty Salience on Outgroup Discrimination September 2015 Kruglanski, Arie Journal Article
The Diffusion and Permeability of Political Violence in North and West Africa May 2019 Leuprecht, Christian Journal Article
The Essence of Hate and Love May 2020 McCauley, Clark Book Chapter
The Evolution of Prosociality and Parochialism After Violence July 2016 Mironova, Vera Journal Article
The Future of Nonviolent Resistance July 2020 Chenoweth, Erica Journal Article
The Impact of the Boston Marathon Bombings on Willingness to Cooperate With the Police April 2016 Adamczyk, Amy; LaFree, Gary Journal Article
The Impact of the Orlando Mass Shooting on Fear of Victimization and Gun-Purchasing Intentions: Not What One Might Expect August 2017 Kruglanski, Arie Journal Article
The Influence of External and Internal Correlates on the Organizational Death of Domestic Far-Right Extremist Groups May 2015 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Journal Article
The Nature of the Beast: Organizational Structures and the Lethality of Terrorist Attacks April 2008 Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Asal, Victor Journal Article
The New Face of Political Islam in Central Asia: The Rise of Islamo-democrats May 2016 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
The Organization and Leadership of Violence August 2013 Ligon, Gina Scott Research Brief
The Place of Race in Conservative and Far-Right Movements January 2015 Yates, Elizabeth Journal Article
The Politics of Terror May 2018 Chenoweth, Erica Book
The Psychology of Extremism: A Motivational Perspective September 2021 Kruglanski, Arie Book
The Rise and the Fall of the Extreme Right in Europe: Towards an Explanation? December 2007 Caiani, Manuela Journal Article
The Rise of Political Islam in Kazakhstan: Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami February 2007 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
The Role of Entitativity in Perpetuating Cycles of Violence December 2018 Gelfand, Michele Journal Article
The Structure of Success: How the Internal Distribution of Power Drives Armed Group Behavior and National Movement Effectiveness January 2014 Krause, Peter Journal Article
The Study of Terrorist Leadership: Where Do We Go From Here? February 2017 Hofmann, David Journal Article
The Terrorists' Planning Cycle: Patterns of Pre-incident Behaviors January 2017 Smith, Brent; Damphousse, Kelly; Roberts, Paxton Book Chapter
The Trust Paradox in Nuclear Smuggling December 2015 Murauskaite, Egle Journal Article
To Bribe or to Bomb: Do Corruption and Terrorism Go Together? October 2009 Chenoweth, Erica Book Chapter
Towards a Guide for Constructing and Disseminating Counter-Narratives to Reduce Support for Terrorism November 2015 Braddock, Kurt Journal Article
Ukrainian Volunteer Fighters in the Eastern Front: Ideas, Political-Social Norms and Emotions as Mobilization Mechanisms February 2016 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
Understanding Criminal Networks, Political Order, and Politics in Latin America November 2009 Arias, Enrique Book Chapter
Understanding Lone-actor Terrorism: A Comparative Analysis with Violent Hate Crimes and Group-based Terrorism September 2013 Deloughery, Kathleen; King, Ryan D.; Asal, Victor START Reports
Violent Democracies in Latin America March 2010 Arias, Enrique Book
Violent Non-State Actors and the Kashmir Conflict September 2019 Ligon, Gina Scott White Paper
What is a terrorist group? Conceptual issues and empirical implications February 2014 Phillips, Brian Journal Article
What's Special about U.S. Muslims? The War on Terrorism as Seen by Muslims in the United States, Morocco, Egypt, Pakistan, and Indonesia January 2008 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
When Terrorism Works: Explaining Success and Failure Across Varying Targets and Objectives June 2018 Krause, Peter Book Chapter
White Demographic Anxiety and Support for Torture of Terrorism Suspects July 2020 Piazza, James A. Journal Article
Who Is More Violent in Extremist Groups? A Comparison of Leaders and Followers September 2019 LaFree, Gary Journal Article
Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict July 2008 Chenoweth, Erica Journal Article
Why Do Some Organizations Kill While Others Do Not: An Examination of Middle Eastern Operations October 2014 Pate, Amy; Asal, Victor Journal Article
ISIL in Libya: A Bayesian Approach to Mapping At-Risk Regions
New study abroad program in Singapore to focus on CVE and deradicalization
Background Report: Boko Haram Recent Attacks
Researcher Spotlight: Risa Brooks
Preliminary findings on Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the US
Finding answers in social psychology
Foreign Policy names Erica Chenoweth a top global thinker
Researcher analyzes how community ties impact terrorist groups’ targeting of civilians
START Newsletter: US beliefs before, after Boston bombings; Terrorist targeting of civilians; Graduate Certificate in Terrorism Analysis
START study examines U.S. attitudes, beliefs before and after the Boston Marathon bombings
START seeking 2014 Outstanding Article Award nominations
Violent hate crimes offer insights into lone-actor terrorism
New Book: European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet
Understanding conflict management in India
New data reveals al-Qaida-linked groups among most active terrorist groups in the world
Database Spotlight: Minorities at Risk Organizational Behavior (MAROB)
New report assesses factors related to violent extremism among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St. Paul
START launches new tool for counterterrorism community
Masculine honor ideology shapes responses to terrorism
START researcher invited to discuss terrorists' motivations
START seminar lecturer receives top honors
START Researchers Participate in Session on Psychology of Terrorism
Audio Available from "Why Radicalize?" seminar with Jessica Stern
START responds to White House report on preventing violent extremism
New START Project to Focus on Extremist Violence in U.S. Counties
Summer Course Offerings
Summer 2011 Research Opportunities: CoMET
**START Releases 2010 Update to the Global Terrorism Database**
REPORT RELEASE: ICSR/START Report on Prison Radicalisation to be Launched at New York Summit
Today: START Seminar: Why Radicalize? Follow live on Twitter
New Dataset on Ethnically Based Organizations Released
START Announces 2009-10 Terrorism Research Awards
Background Information on Terrorism in India
New START Research Brief: Pathways Towards Radicalization
Terrorist Organization Profile Information now Available through START
START Center Earns Background Report-Year Renewal from DHS
Global Terrorism Database Data Files Now Available through Terrorism and Preparedness Data Resource Center
Applications Now Being Accepted from UMaryland Undergraduates for Terrorism Studies Minor Program
Application information for START 2006-07 Fellowships now available
START Announces Fellowships for 2005-06
START Hosts DHS Faculty/Student Research Teams
Secretary Ridge announces creation of terrorism center
Image Title Job Title Institution
Clark McCauley Clark McCauley

Professor of Psychology

Bryn Mawr College
Devin Ellis

Researcher, ARLIS

University of Maryland
Erin MIller Erin Miller

GTD Program Manager, START

University of Maryland
Gary Ackerman Gary Ackerman

Associate Professor, SUNY Albany

University at Albany, State University of New York
John Sawyer John Sawyer

Director of Strategic Corporate Research Relationships

University of Maryland
Kurt Braddock

Assistant Professor, American University

American University
Marcus A. Boyd

Geospatial Research Unit (GRU) Director, START

Director of Graduate Studies, START

University of Maryland
Max Erdemandi

Ph.D. Student, Communication Science and Social Cognition

University of Maryland
Nathan Meehan

Director of Research and Development, Second Sight Training Systems, LLC

Second Sight Training Systems, LLC
Peter Simi

Associate Professor, Chapman University

Director, Earl Babbie Research Center

Chapman University
Robert D. Lamb Robert D. Lamb

ICONS Director and Associate Research Scientist

University of Maryland
Sean Doody Sean Doody

Senior Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Photo of William Braniff 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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