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Title Sort descending Investigators Project Period
An Assessment of Jamāʻat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-daʻwa wal-Jihād (Boko Haram): Strengths, Vulnerabilities and Policy Options Amy Pate -
Bargaining on and off the Battlefield: The Bargaining Model of War and Negotiations with the Afghan Taliban Barnett S. Koven -
Belief Formation and Political Engagement: A Panel Study of the Dynamics of Change in Egypt, Tunisia, and Turkey Mansoor Moaddel -
Big, Allied, Dangerous, and Charitable? R. Karl Rethemeyer, Victor Asal -
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 the Inhumane: Modeling Probable Pathways for Human Trafficking Along the U.S.- Mexico Border Brandon Behlendorf -
Country Reports on Terrorism - Statistical Annex Gary LaFree, Erin Miller -
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency SIGMA+ Thomas Guarrieri, Marcus A. Boyd, Steve Sin -
Developing a Typology of Terrorism Involvement: A Basis for Sentencing, Management, Risk Reduction, Release & Monitoring of Terrorist Offenders -
Developing Academic Partnerships and Collaborative Research on Countering Violent Extremism in Malaysia and Southeast Asia Amy Pate, Barnett S. Koven, William Braniff -
Developing Community Resilience for Children and Families Betty Pfefferbaum, Fran Norris -
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 -
Distinctive Characteristics of Terrorist Groups Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan -
Dynamics of Terrorism and Counterterrorism Campaigns Gary Ackerman, Joseph Young, R. Karl Rethemeyer, Victor Asal -
Extremist Pathways to Power: The Rise of Extremist Ideologies to State Dogma Amy Pate, Gary Ackerman, John Sawyer -
Geospatial and Temporal Patterns of US Terrorism Brent Smith, Kelly Damphousse -
Global Terrorism Database (GTD) Erin Miller, Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan -
Global Terrorism Database (GTD) Acceleration Erin Miller -
Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami: The Challenge of a Non-Violent Radical Islam Clark McCauley, Emmanuel Karagiannis -
Ideologies and Motivations of Terrorist Organizations Assaf Moghadam, Gary Ackerman -
ISIL: Branding, Leadership Culture and Lethal Attraction Gina Scott Ligon
Key Dimensions in Understanding Terrorist Bomb Attacks Margaret Wilson -
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 -
Modeling the Emergence of Leaders in Self-Organizing Social Networks Nina Fefferman -
More Bang for the Buck?: Examining the Effect of Technological Change on Terrorist Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction Gary Ackerman, Jeffrey Bale -
One God for All? Fundamentalism and Group Radicalization Johanna Birnir, Nil Satana -
Organizational Determinants of Violence and Performance Gina Scott Ligon -
Recruitment and Radicalization among US Far-Right Terrorists Peter Simi -
Relationships among Terrorism-Using Groups, Supporters, Constituencies, Target Groups, and General Populations Clark McCauley -
Social Identity and Perceptions of Counterterrorism Demis Glasford -
Social Network Analysis for Combating Terrorist Networks Alan Neustadtl, R. Karl Rethemeyer, Victor Asal -
Support for Terrorism as a Function of Individualistic and Collectivistic Goals Arie Kruglanski -
Terrorism and Violence in Colombia Enrique Arias -
Terrorist and Extremist Organizations (TEO) Database Jonathan Wilkenfeld, R. Karl Rethemeyer -
Terrorist Behavior and Societal Tolerance of Violence Risa Brooks -
Terrorist Groups and Weapons of Mass Destruction Gary Ackerman, Jonathan Wilkenfeld, R. Karl Rethemeyer, Victor Asal -
Terrorist Strategies and Tactics: When Do Terrorists Decide to Attack the US? Martha Crenshaw -
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 Cartels: Exploiting Open Sources to Identify Trends Marcus A. Boyd, Samuel D. Henkin -
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 -
Turning to Terrorism: Ethnic, Religious, and Extremist Organizations Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Victor Asal -
Two to Tango: Government and Terrorist Group Actions in Colombia Barnett S. Koven -
Understanding and Combating Mass Casualty Terrorism (MCT) Gary Ackerman, Victor Asal -
Understanding Desistance from Terrorism Clark McCauley -
United States Extremist Crime Database (ECDB), 1990-2010 Joshua Freilich, Roberta Belli, Steven Chermak -
Updates to the Big, Allied, and Dangerous (BAAD) Dataset Victor Asal -
Updates to the Leadership of the Extreme and Dangerous for Innovative Results (LEADIR) Dataset Gina Scott Ligon -
Validating Models of Adversary Behavior Jun Zhuang -
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 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 2019-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
A Tale of Two Caliphates: Al-Qaida and its Associated Movement vs. the Islamic State and its Associated Movement 2015-09-01T12:00:00 Presentation
An Analysis of Violent Nonstate Actor Organizational Lethality and Network Co-Evoluation in the Middle East and North Africa 2016-02-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Anger or Ability: Arguing the Causes of Rebellion 2013-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Application of a Profile Similarity Methodology for Identifying Terrorist Groups That Use or Pursue CBRN Weapons 2017-09-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Applying an Organizational Framework to Examine Jihadi Organizations as an Industry 2017-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Big Allied and Dangerous (BAAD) 2013-09-01T12:00:00 Project Fact Sheet
Big, Allied And Dangerous (BAAD) Fact Sheet 2015-10-01T12:00:00 Project Fact Sheet
Boko Haram: An Assessment of Strengths, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Options 2015-01-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Building Bridges: Social Movements and Civil Society in Times of Crisis 2020-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St.Paul 2012-08-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St.Paul Handout 2012-05-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Building Terrorism from Social Ties: The Dark Side of Social Capital 2015-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Circles Drawing Toward High Risk Activism: The Use of Usroh and Halaqa in Islamist Radical Movements 2008-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Community and Family Approaches to Combating the Radicalization and Recruitment of Somali-American Youth and Young Adults: A Psychosocial Perspective 2009-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Configuring Legitmacy: A Framework fo Legitimation in Armed Conflict 2014-04-01T12:00:00 Book
Crime, Conflict, and the Legitimacy Trade-Off: Explaining Variation in Insurgents’ Participation in Crime 2019-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Critical Events in the Life Trajectories of Domestic Extremist White Supremacist Groups 2009-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Cultural Evolutionary Mismatches in Response to Collective Threat 2021-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Cumulative Disruptions: Interdependency and Commitment Escalation as Mechanisms of Illicit Network Failure 2020-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Days of Rage: Introducing the NAVCO 3.0 Dataset 2018-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
De-constituting al-Qa’ida: CCO theory and the decline and dissolution of hidden organizations 2017-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Demystifying Gray Zone Conflict: A Typology of Conflict Dyads and Instruments of Power in Colombia, 2002-present 2016-12-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Destruction Through Collaboration: How Terrorists Work Together Toward Malevolent Innovation 2018-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Discussion Point: Communities on the Front Lines Against Terrorism 2015-05-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
Discussion Point: Insider Threat in the Aviation Industry 2015-04-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
Enemies with Benefits? Violent Rivalry and Terrorist Group Longevity 2015-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Ethnicity and Altruism after Violence: The Contact Hypothesis in Kosovo 2014-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Examining the Effect of Repressive and Conciliatory Government Actions on Terrorism Activity in Israel 2015-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Explaining Terrorism: Causes, Processes and Consequences 2013-09-01T12:00:00 Book
Far-Right and Jihadi Terrorism within the United States: From September 11th to January 6th 2023-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Fled or Expelled? Representation of the Israeli–Arab Conflict in U.S. High School History Textbooks 2010-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Fratricidal Jihadists: Why Islamists Keep Losing their Civil Wars 2018-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Fratricide in Rebel Movements: A Network Analysis of Syrian Militant Infighting 2019-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Friction: How Radicalization Happens to Them and Us 2011-01-01T12:00:00 Book
From Freedom Fighters to Jihadists: Human Resources of Non State Armed Groups 2019-05-01T12:00:00 Book
From WWI to ISIS, Using Shame and Masculinity in Recruitment Narratives 2016-06-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
Group Desistance from Terrorism: A Dynamic Perspective 2009-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Hezbollah's Social Jihad: Nonprofits as Resistance Organizations 2009-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Insurgencies as Networks of Event Orderings 2018-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Introducing Terrorist Archetypes: Using Terrorist Objectives and Behavior to Predict New, Complex, and Changing Threats 2016-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Introducing the Special Issue on New Directions in Terrorism Research 2015-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Is Islamist Terrorism More Dangerous?: An Empirical Study of Group Ideology, Organization, and Goal Structure 2009-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
ISIL: Branding, Leadership Culture and Lethal Attraction 2014-11-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Islamist Terrorism, Diaspora Links and Casualty Rates 2019-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Killing the Messenger: Regime Type as a Determinant of Journalist Killing, 1992-2008 2016-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Know Thy Enemy: Education About Terrorism Improves Social Attitudes Toward Terrorists 2017-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Leadership protection in drug-trafficking networks 2015-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Losing your Audience: Desistance from Terrorism in Egypt after Luxor 2009-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Making Ends Meet: Combining Organizational Data in Contentious Politics 2014-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Malevolent Innovation: Novelty and Effectiveness in Terror Attacks 2019-04-01T12:00:00 White Paper
Measuring Tactical Innovation in Terrorist Attacks 2019-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Mechanisms of Political Radicalization: Pathways Toward Terrorism 2008-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Modalities of National Sovereignty: Territorial Nationalism versus Islamic Fundamentalism in Muslim-Majority Countries 2014-04-01T12:00:00 Report
New Framework That Uses Patterns and Relations to Understand Terrorist Behaviors 2017-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
NGO Intervention in Jihadist Conflicts: A Closer Look at Afghanistan and Somalia 2019-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Nonprofit Service Provision by Insurgent Organizations: The Cases of Hizballah and the Tamil Tigers 2008-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Not My Brother’s Keeper: Factional Infighting in Armed Islamist Movements 2019-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Organizational and Institutional Approaches: Social Movement Studies Perspectives on Political Violence 2019-05-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Political Action as a Function of Grievances, Risk, and Social Identity: An Experimental Approach 2018-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
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
Profiles of Perpetrators of Terrorism in the United States: Research Highlight 2014-07-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Protestors, Terrorists or Something Else? How to Think about Dissident Groups 2019-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Psychology and Morality of Political Extremists: Evidence from Twitter Language Analysis of Alt-right and Antifa 2019-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Putting the “ O ” in VEOs: What makes an organization? 2013-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Radicalization to Terrorism: What Everyone Needs to Know 2020-06-01T12:00:00 Book
Reactions to the War on Terrorism: Origin-Group Differences in the 2007 Pew Poll of U.S. Muslims 2011-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Regime Type and Terrorist Attacks 2015-05-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
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
Report: Demystifying Gray Zone Conflict: A Typology of Conflict Dyads and Instruments of Power in Libya, 2014-Present 2016-11-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Responding to Terrorism? Human Rights Organization Shaming and Terrorist Attacks 2015-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Revolution for Breakfast: Intersections of Activism, Service, and Violence in the Black Panther Party’s Community Service Programs 2013-12-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire Our World 2018-09-01T12:00:00 Book
Service-Seeking Behavior, Perceptions of Armed Actors, and Preferences Regarding Governance: Evidence from the Palestinian Territories 2015-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Spreading Protests: Changing Paths of Transnationalization of Social Movements 2020-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
START Annual Meeting 2016: Quick-Fire Presentation - Terrorism and Radicalization 2016-10-01T12:00:00 Presentation
START Symposium 2015: Extremist Organizations Panel 2015-10-01T12:00:00 Presentation
State Terrorism Research and Critical Terrorism Studies: An Assessment 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Statistical Analysis of Event Data Concerning Boko Haram in Nigeria (2009-2013) 2015-01-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Street-level Repression: Protest, Policing, and Dissent in Uganda 2020-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Structural Differences of Violent Extremist Offenders in Correctional Settings 2015-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Sub-state Actors' Threats to International Security: Religious Extremists and Terrorist Groups 2019-03-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Sudden Desistance from Terrorism: The Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia and the Justice Comandos of the Armenian Genocide 2008-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Suicide Bombers in Iraq, 2003-2010: Disaggregating Targets Can Reveal Insurgent Motives and Priorities 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Survival of the Fittest: Why Terrorist Groups Endure 2014-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Teaching International Crises with Online Simulations: A Case Study of an India-Pakistan Crisis 2012-03-01T12:00:00 Conference Paper
Temporal Sequencing, Incident Sophistication, and Terrorist Outcomes 2016-08-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Terrorism and Conspiracy Theories: A View from the 3N Model of Radicalization 2022-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Terrorism as Transnational Advocacy: An Organizational and Tactical Examination 2007-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Terrorist Group Cooperation and Longevity 2014-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Terrorist Group Rivalries and Alliances: Testing Competing Explanations 2019-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Terrorist Group Survival as a Measure of Effectiveness 2018-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Terrorist Organizational Dynamics 2019-05-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Closing of Open Minds: Need for Closure Moderates the Impact of Uncertainty Salience on Outgroup Discrimination 2015-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Diffusion and Permeability of Political Violence in North and West Africa 2019-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Essence of Hate and Love 2020-05-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Evolution of Prosociality and Parochialism After Violence 2016-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Future of Nonviolent Resistance 2020-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Impact of the Boston Marathon Bombings on Public Willingness to Cooperate With Police 2017-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Impact of the Orlando Mass Shooting on Fear of Victimization and Gun-Purchasing Intentions: Not What One Might Expect 2017-08-01T12:00:00 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 Nature of the Beast: Organizational Structures and the Lethality of Terrorist Attacks 2008-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The New Face of Political Islam in Central Asia: The Rise of Islamo-democrats 2016-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Organization and Leadership of Violence 2013-08-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
The Place of Race in Conservative and Far-Right Movements 2015-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Politics of Terror 2018-05-01T12:00:00 Book
The Psychology of Extremism: A Motivational Perspective 2021-09-01T12:00:00 Book
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 Role of Entitativity in Perpetuating Cycles of Violence 2018-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Structure of Success: How the Internal Distribution of Power Drives Armed Group Behavior and National Movement Effectiveness 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Study of Terrorist Leadership: Where Do We Go From Here? 2017-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Terrorists' Planning Cycle: Patterns of Pre-incident Behaviors 2017-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Trust Paradox in Nuclear Smuggling 2015-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
To Bribe or to Bomb: Do Corruption and Terrorism Go Together? 2009-10-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Towards a Guide for Constructing and Disseminating Counter-Narratives to Reduce Support for Terrorism 2015-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Ukrainian Volunteer Fighters in the Eastern Front: Ideas, Political-Social Norms and Emotions as Mobilization Mechanisms 2016-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Understanding Criminal Networks, Political Order, and Politics in Latin America 2009-11-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Understanding Lone-actor Terrorism: A Comparative Analysis with Violent Hate Crimes and Group-based Terrorism 2013-09-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Violent Democracies in Latin America 2010-03-01T12:00:00 Book
Violent Non-State Actors and the Kashmir Conflict 2019-09-01T12:00:00 White Paper
What is a terrorist group? Conceptual issues and empirical implications 2014-02-01T12:00:00 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 2008-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
When Terrorism Works: Explaining Success and Failure Across Varying Targets and Objectives 2018-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
White Demographic Anxiety and Support for Torture of Terrorism Suspects 2020-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Who Is More Violent in Extremist Groups? A Comparison of Leaders and Followers 2019-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict 2008-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Why Do Some Organizations Kill While Others Do Not: An Examination of Middle Eastern Operations 2014-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
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**START Releases 2010 Update to the Global Terrorism Database**
Application information for START 2006-07 Fellowships now available
Applications Now Being Accepted from UMaryland Undergraduates for Terrorism Studies Minor Program
Audio Available from "Why Radicalize?" seminar with Jessica Stern
Background Information on Terrorism in India
Background Report: Boko Haram Recent Attacks
Conciliatory counterterrorism strategies could limit terrorist groups’ lethality
Database Spotlight: Minorities at Risk Organizational Behavior (MAROB)
Finding answers in social psychology
Foreign Policy names Erica Chenoweth a top global thinker
Global Terrorism Database Data Files Now Available through Terrorism and Preparedness Data Resource Center
GRU team gives virtual talk on cartels for National Security Forum
ISIL in Libya: A Bayesian Approach to Mapping At-Risk Regions
Masculine honor ideology shapes responses to terrorism
New Book: European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet
New data reveals al-Qaida-linked groups among most active terrorist groups in the world
New Dataset on Ethnically Based Organizations Released
New report assesses factors related to violent extremism among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St. Paul
New report explores steps required to succeed in negotiations with the Afghan Taliban
New START Project to Focus on Extremist Violence in U.S. Counties
New START Research Brief: Pathways Towards Radicalization
New study abroad program in Singapore to focus on CVE and deradicalization
Preliminary findings on Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the US
REPORT RELEASE: ICSR/START Report on Prison Radicalisation to be Launched at New York Summit
Researcher analyzes how community ties impact terrorist groups’ targeting of civilians
Researcher Spotlight: Risa Brooks
Secretary Ridge announces creation of terrorism center
START Announces 2009-10 Terrorism Research Awards
START Announces Fellowships for 2005-06
START Center Earns Background Report-Year Renewal from DHS
START Hosts DHS Faculty/Student Research Teams
START launches new tool for counterterrorism community
START Newsletter: US beliefs before, after Boston bombings; Terrorist targeting of civilians; Graduate Certificate in Terrorism Analysis
START researcher invited to discuss terrorists' motivations
START Researchers Participate in Session on Psychology of Terrorism
START responds to White House report on preventing violent extremism
START seeking 2014 Outstanding Article Award nominations
START seminar lecturer receives top honors
START study examines U.S. attitudes, beliefs before and after the Boston Marathon bombings
Summer 2011 Research Opportunities: CoMET
Summer Course Offerings
Terrorist Organization Profile Information now Available through START
Today: START Seminar: Why Radicalize? Follow live on Twitter
Tricia Bacon discusses the history and future of alliances in the global terrorism community
UMD Report: Conspiracy theories fueled more terror attacks in 2020
Understanding conflict management in India
Violent hate crimes offer insights into lone-actor terrorism
Title Sort descending Job Title Institution
Amy Pate Amy Pate START Executive Director and Research Director University of Maryland
Anita atwell Anita Atwell Seate Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
Affiliate Assistant Professor, START
University of Maryland
anthony Lemieux Anthony Lemieux Associate Professor of Communication and Lead Researcher of the Transcultural Conflict and Violence Program Georgia State University
Koven Barnett S. Koven Data Science Manager, Deloitte Government & Public Services
Brandon Behlendorf Brandon Behlendorf Assistant Professor, College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity, SUNY Albany University at Albany, State University of New York
McCauley_Clark Clark McCauley Professor of Psychology Bryn Mawr College
person-default Devin Ellis Researcher, ARLIS University of Maryland
Miller Erin 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
Sawyer John John Sawyer Director of Strategic Corporate Research Relationships University of Maryland
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 Nathan Meehan Director of Research and Development, Second Sight Training Systems, LLC Second Sight Training Systems, LLC
person-default Peter Simi Associate Professor, Chapman University
Director, Earl Babbie Research Center
Chapman University
Robert lamb Robert D. Lamb ICONS Director and Associate Research Scientist 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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An Assessment of Jamāʻat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-daʻwa wal-Jihād (Boko Haram): Strengths, Vulnerabilities and Policy Options
Bargaining on and off the Battlefield: The Bargaining Model of War and Negotiations with the Afghan Taliban
Belief Formation and Political Engagement: A Panel Study of the Dynamics of Change in Egypt, Tunisia, and Turkey
Big, Allied, Dangerous, and Charitable?
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 the Inhumane: Modeling Probable Pathways for Human Trafficking Along the U.S.- Mexico Border
Country Reports on Terrorism - Statistical Annex
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency SIGMA+
Developing a Typology of Terrorism Involvement: A Basis for Sentencing, Management, Risk Reduction, Release & Monitoring of Terrorist Offenders
Developing Academic Partnerships and Collaborative Research on Countering Violent Extremism in Malaysia and Southeast Asia
Developing Community Resilience for Children and Families
Dissuading Adversaries and their Radiological/Nuclear Pathways: Integrating Deterrence Theory and Analytics in the Global Nuclear Detection Architecture (GNDA)
Distinctive Characteristics of Terrorist Groups
Dynamics of Terrorism and Counterterrorism Campaigns
Extremist Pathways to Power: The Rise of Extremist Ideologies to State Dogma
Geospatial and Temporal Patterns of US Terrorism
Global Terrorism Database (GTD)
Global Terrorism Database (GTD) Acceleration
Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami: The Challenge of a Non-Violent Radical Islam
Ideologies and Motivations of Terrorist Organizations
ISIL: Branding, Leadership Culture and Lethal Attraction
Key Dimensions in Understanding Terrorist Bomb Attacks
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
Modeling the Emergence of Leaders in Self-Organizing Social Networks
More Bang for the Buck?: Examining the Effect of Technological Change on Terrorist Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction
One God for All? Fundamentalism and Group Radicalization
Organizational Determinants of Violence and Performance
PPT-US Profiles of Perpetrators of Terrorism in the United States (PPT-US) Go
Recruitment and Radicalization among US Far-Right Terrorists
Relationships among Terrorism-Using Groups, Supporters, Constituencies, Target Groups, and General Populations
Social Identity and Perceptions of Counterterrorism
Social Network Analysis for Combating Terrorist Networks
Support for Terrorism as a Function of Individualistic and Collectivistic Goals
Terrorism and Violence in Colombia
Terrorist and Extremist Organizations (TEO) Database
Terrorist Behavior and Societal Tolerance of Violence
Terrorist Groups and Weapons of Mass Destruction
Terrorist Strategies and Tactics: When Do Terrorists Decide to Attack the US?
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 Cartels: Exploiting Open Sources to Identify Trends
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
Turning to Terrorism: Ethnic, Religious, and Extremist Organizations
Two to Tango: Government and Terrorist Group Actions in Colombia
Understanding and Combating Mass Casualty Terrorism (MCT)
Understanding Desistance from Terrorism
United States Extremist Crime Database (ECDB), 1990-2010
Updates to the Big, Allied, and Dangerous (BAAD) Dataset
Updates to the Leadership of the Extreme and Dangerous for Innovative Results (LEADIR) Dataset
Validating Models of Adversary Behavior