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Psychology of Terrorism

Title Sort descending Investigators Project Period
A Comparative Study of Violent Extremism and Gangs Gary LaFree, Scott H. Decker, David C. Pyrooz -
Assessing the Effectiveness of Current De-Radicalization Initiatives and Identifying Implications for the Development of U.S.-Based Initiatives in Multiple Settings -
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St. Paul Stevan Weine -
Campus Dialogues Jonathan Wilkenfeld -
Cell Groups and Individual Radicalization in Indonesia, United Kingdom, and the United States Douglas M. McLeod -
Community-level Indicators of Radicalization: A Data and Measurement Workshop Gary LaFree, Kathleen Smarick, Shira Fishman -
Counter Radicalization of Scientists in CBRN-relevant Technical Fields Arie Kruglanski, Gary Ackerman, Michele Gelfand -
Countering Jihadist Ideology among Detainees: The Effects and Effectiveness of De-Radicalization Programs Arie Kruglanski, Michele Gelfand -
Counterterrorism Net Assessment Data Structure (CT NEADS) Barnett S. Koven -
Decision Making and Simulation Anthony Lemieux, Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Victor Asal -
Deradicalization of Extremists Arie Kruglanski, Michele Gelfand -
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 -
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 -
Integrating Mental Health and Education Fields into Countering Violent Extremism Stevan Weine, William Braniff -
Islamic Radicalization in Europe and North America: Parallels and Divergence Gary Ackerman, John Sawyer, Peter Neumann -
Key Dimensions in Understanding Terrorist Bomb Attacks Margaret Wilson -
Mobilization For and Against Terrorism in the Muslim World Clark McCauley, Mansoor Moaddel, Mohammed Hafez -
Modeling the Emergence of Leaders in Self-Organizing Social Networks Nina Fefferman -
Organizational Determinants of Violence and Performance Gina Scott Ligon -
Patterns of Radicalization in Political Activism Donatella della Porta, Manuela Caiani -
Radicalization of Momin Khawaja Clark McCauley, Sophia Moskalenko -
Relationships among Terrorism-Using Groups, Supporters, Constituencies, Target Groups, and General Populations Clark McCauley -
Resources and Resilience: A Computational Model of Strategic Influence -
State Response and Terrorist Activity Clark McCauley -
Support for Terrorism as a Function of Individualistic and Collectivistic Goals Arie Kruglanski -
Terrorist Behavior and Societal Tolerance of Violence Risa Brooks -
The Mobilization Puzzle: How Individual, Group, and Situational Dynamics Produce Extremist Outcomes Gary LaFree, Michael Jensen -
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 -
Understanding and Combating Mass Casualty Terrorism (MCT) Gary Ackerman, Victor Asal -
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
Addicted to Hate: Identity Residual among Former White Supremacists 2017-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Alternative Scales of Extremism: The Relationship Between Scale and Predictive Measures of Extremism in the United States 2022-01-01T12:00:00 START Reports
An Army of One: Assessing CBRN Pursuit and Use by Lone Wolves and Autonomous Cells 2014-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
An Experimental Investigation of the Choice of Terror and Support for Taking Action 2008-01-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Anger from Within: The Role of Emotions in Disengagement from Violent Extremism 2019-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Applying an Organizational Framework to Examine Jihadi Organizations as an Industry 2017-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Are Honor Killings Unique? A Comparison of Honor Killings, Domestic Violence Homicides, and Hate Homicides by Far-Right Extremists 2017-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Assessing the Effectiveness of Current De‐Radicalization Initiatives and Identifying Implications for the Development of U.S.‐Based Initiatives in Multiple Settings 2009-09-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Belonging Nowhere: Marginalization & Radicalization Risk among Muslim Immigrants 2016-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Biased Hate Crime Perceptions Can Reveal Supremacist Sympathies 2020-07-01T12:00:00 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
Caravan of Martyrs: Sacrifice and Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan, by David B. Edwards 2019-05-01T12:00:00 Book Review
Characteristics of Violent Lone-Offenders: a Comparison of Assassins and School Attackers (Research Highlight) 2014-05-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Choosing to Fight, Choosing to Die: Examining How ISIS Foreign Fighters Select Their Operational Roles 2020-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Cognitive Mechanisms in Violent Extremism 2019-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Collaborative Online International Learning: The Example of a Course in the Psychology of Terrorism in the United States and Iran 2009-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Commitment and Extremism: A Goal Systemic Analysis 2013-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Comparison of Honor Killings to Anti-LGBTQ Homicides 2018-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Contextualizing Disengagement: How Exit Barriers Shape the Pathways Out of Far-Right Extremism in the United States 2020-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Correlates of Violent Political Extremism in the United States 2018-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Counterterrorism Net Assessment Data Structure 2020-04-01T12:00:00 Project Fact Sheet
Cues to Catching Deception in Interviews: A Brief Overview 2012-10-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Cultural Evolutionary Mismatches in Response to Collective Threat 2021-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Definitions Favorable to Terrorism? SSSL and Radicalization: A Case Study Approach 2019-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Democratic Skepticism and Support for Terrorism in the Palestinian Territories 2018-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Destruction Through Collaboration: How Terrorists Work Together Toward Malevolent Innovation 2018-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Detainee Deradicalization 2010-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Discussion Point: Is Aaron Alexis part of a larger phenomenon of lone-actor grievance-based violence? 2013-09-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
Discussion Point: The New Zealand Terrorist's Manifesto: A Look at Some of the Key Narratives, Beliefs and Tropes 2019-04-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
Divergent Paths to Martyrdom and Significance Among Suicide Attackers 2015-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Do White Supremacist Women Adopt Movement Archetypes of Mother, Whore, and Fighter? 2020-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Explaining Suicide Terrorism: A Review Essay 2007-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Exploring Gun Ownership as a Social Identity to Understanding the Perceived Media Influence of the Virginia Tech News Coverage on Attitudes toward Gun Control Policy 2012-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Extremes of asymmetric conflict: terrorism and genocide 2012-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Extremism in the Ranks and After 2022-07-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Former Extremists in Radicalization and Counter-Radicalization Research 2020-09-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Friction: How Radicalization Happens to Them and Us 2011-01-01T12:00:00 Book
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
Gender Ideologies and Forms of Contentious Mobilization in the Middle East 2013-05-01T12:00:00 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
Identity and Framing Theory, Precursor Activity, and the Radicalization Process 2016-01-01T12:00:00 Report
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
Implications of Research on Traumatic Stress for Countering Violent Extremism 2016-08-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
In the Shadow of 9/11: How the Study of Political Extremism Has Reshaped Criminology 2021-12-01T12:00:00 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
Knowing is Half the Battle: How Education Decreases the Fear of Terrorism 2022-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Lone Wolf Terrorists: What Motivates Them? 2017-03-01T12:00:00 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
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
Media Effects Within the Context of Violent Extremism in the Post-9/11 Era 2019-04-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Mental Illness and Terrorism 2016-07-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
Micro and Macro-Level Risk Factors for Extremism and Terrorism: Toward a Criminology of Extremist Violence 2021-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
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
Origin-group differences in the 2007 and 2011 Pew Polls of U.S. Muslims: Reactions to the War on Terrorism 2017-02-01T12:00:00 START Reports
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
Political, Religious, and Psychological Characteristics of Muslim Protest Marchers in Eight European Cities: Jerusalem Day 2002 2005-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Politically motivated violent extremism 2012-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
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-Foreign Fighters: Infographics 2017-10-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States—Desistance, Disengagement, and Deradicalization (PIRUS-D3) 2019-07-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
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
PROTOCOL: Cognitive and Behavioral Radicalization: A Systematic Review of the Putative Risk and Protective Factors 2020-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
PROTOCOL: Criminal Justice Interventions for Preventing Terrorism and Radicalisation: An Evidence and Gap Map 2022-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Psychological Factors in Radicalization: A "3N" Approach 2017-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Psychological Issues in Understanding Terrorism and the Response to Terrorism 2006-09-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Psychology and Morality of Political Extremists: Evidence from Twitter Language Analysis of Alt-right and Antifa 2019-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Psychology Not Theology: Overcoming ISIS' Secret Appeal 2014-10-01T12:00:00 Op-ed
Quest for Significance and Violent Extremism: The Case of Domestic Radicalization 2016-11-01T12:00:00 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
Rebel with a Cause: Personal Significance from Political Activism Predicts Willingness to Self‐Sacrifice 2019-02-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Recruitment and Radicalization among U.S. Far-Right Terrorists 2016-11-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Recruitment and Selection in Violent Extremist Organizations: Exploring What Industrial and Organizational Psychology Might Contribute 2017-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Rehabilitating the Terrorists?: Challenges in Assessing the Effectiveness of De-radicalization Programs 2010-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Rehabilitation of Jihadi Terrorists: Current Understanding and Perspectives 2020-04-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Religious Fundamentalism in the Middle East: A Cross-National, Inter-Faith, and Inter-Ethnic Analysis 2012-11-01T12:00:00 Book
Review of Psychology of Terrorism: Classic and Contemporary Insights 2009-01-01T12:00:00 Book Review
Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire Our World 2018-09-01T12:00:00 Book
Secure in their Beliefs: Personal Security, the Quest for Personal Significance, and the Psychology of Extremism 2015-04-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Seeing is believing: communication modality, anger, and support for action on behalf of out-groups 2013-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Should START Researchers Embrace the Brain? 2013-02-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
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
Social Psychological Approaches to Understanding and Preventing Terrorism: Toward an Interdisciplinary Perspective 2006-01-01T12:00:00 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 Symposium 2015: Individual Radicalization Panel 2015-10-01T12:00:00 Presentation
Syria Barometer Survey: Opinions about War in Syria and about Radical Action 2016-06-01T12:00:00 START Reports
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 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 Emergence of Lone Wolf Terrorism: Patterns of Behavior and Implications for Intervention 2015-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Essence of Hate and Love 2020-05-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
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 psychological structure of aggression across cultures 2013-07-01T12:00:00 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 Psychology of Terrorism 2001-10-01T12:00:00 Op-ed
The Psychology of Terrorism 2017-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Psychology of Terrorism: "Syndrome" Versus "Tool" Perspectives 2005-11-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Psychology of Terrorist Hostage-Taking 2003-03-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Psychology of the War on Terror 2008-10-01T12:00:00 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 Role of Anger in the Radicalization of Terrorists 2017-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Role of Entitativity in Perpetuating Cycles of Violence 2018-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Role of Group Processes in Terrorism 2012-08-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
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
Thinking Beyond Deterrence 2013-04-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
To the Fringe and Back: Violent Extremism and the Psychology of Deviance 2017-04-01T12:00:00 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
Toward a Psychology of Humiliation in Asymmetric Conflict 2017-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Towards a Definition of Terrorist Ideology 2019-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Transnational Volunteers: American Foreign Fighters Combating the Islamic State 2020-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Trauma as a Precursor to Violent Extremism 2015-04-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Treatment Approaches for Terrorists and Extremists 2018-08-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Truth and Significance: A 3N Model (Needs, Narratives, Networks) Perspective on Religion 2020-04-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
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
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 Recruitment to Organized Crime and Terrorism 2020-06-01T12:00:00 Book
Understanding Terrorism 2017-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Understanding Terrorism Innovation and Learning: Al-Qaeda and Beyond 2015-04-01T12:00:00 Book
Understanding the Micro-Situational Dynamics of White Supremacist Violence in the United States 2018-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Vaccinating Against Hate: Using Attitudinal Inoculation to Confer Resistance to Persuasion by Extremist Propaganda 2019-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Violent Extremism, Community-Based Violence Prevention, and Mental Health Professionals 2017-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Violent Radicalism and the Psychology of Prepossession 2018-12-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Weaponized Words: The Strategic Role of Persuasion in Violent Radicalization and Counter-Radicalization 2020-06-01T12:00:00 Book
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 Makes Terrorists Tick 2009-06-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
When the Levee Breaks: A Global Trend of Cyber-Physical and Cyber-Operational Attacks Against Critical Infrastructure and Future Implications on the Great Power Competition 2022-09-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Women Too: Explaining Gender Ideologies of Ethnopolitical Organizations 2020-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
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‘The Price of Certainty’
‘The Three Pillars’ book tour offers insight to international governments
A case study of radicalization offers implications for CVE
Another Look at Jujitsu Politics
Detecting deception
Discussion Point: Insider Threat in the Aviation Industry
Discussion Point: Should START Researchers Embrace the Brain?
Discussion Point: The End of Radicalization?
Finding answers in social psychology
Fulbright scholar comes to START to study deradicalization
Kruglanski Honored by Society of Experimental Social Psychology
Kruglanski, Bélanger and Gunaratna launch their book ‘The Three Pillars of Radicalization’ at START
Marginalization, discrimination create greater risk of radicalization for immigrants
Michael Jensen attends Eradicate Hate Global Summit in Pittsburgh
New data shows risk of recidivism is high among extremists, highlights barriers and enablers
New research brief comparing lone-actor violent offenders
New Research Briefs Available from START
New research finds important lessons for CVE in fields of mental health, education
New study examines FARC’s development of narco-submarines
Our shared reality is fraying
Pre-radicalization criminal activity is strongest predictor of post-radicalization violent extremism
Report finds childhood trauma, history of high-risk behaviors as precursors to violent extremism
Researcher spotlight: Anthony Lemieux
Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Clark McCauley
Researcher Spotlight: Michele Gelfand
Return of the intern
Rigid cultural values related to greater number of terrorist attacks
START adds third course to summer line-up
START Affiliate Releases Report on Al-Awlaki
START Announces 2009-2010 Undergraduate Research Program Award Recipients
START Announces Fellowships for 2005-06
START Co-PI Kruglanski receives Regents' Faculty Research Award from University System of Maryland
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 interns nominated for DHS award
START investigator and former TRA recipient publish book on the mobilization of right-wing extremism
START Newsletter: Intelligence and security; perspectives on terrorism; Hezbollah; 'big data' and coding
START releases new data on extremism among U.S. service members and veterans
START releases new data on radicalization in the United States
START Research Symposium: Wednesday, June 28th
START researcher invited to discuss terrorists' motivations
START researcher Michele Gelfand and former TRA Sarah Lyons-Padilla present on Capitol Hill
START researcher speaks at Department of Defense forum on extremism in the military
START researcher to publish book on suicide bombings
START researchers brief Swedish delegation
START researchers co-lead International Symposium on Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism
START Researchers on Canadian Parliament Shooter Michael Zahaf-Bibeau
START Researchers Participate in Session on Psychology of Terrorism
START seeking 2014 Outstanding Article Award nominations
START teams up with the University of Oklahoma to study effective counterterrorism strategies
START to offer Massive Open Online Course
START's spring seminar features internationally recognized terrorism scholar
Summer Course Offerings
Terrorism: A Self-Love Story
Under Secretary Sonenshine speaks to University of Maryland about State Department's public diplomacy successes
US Muslims with radical opinions feel more alienated and depressed
White Paper: Perspectives on Terrorism and Responses to It
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Aaron Safer-Lichtenstein Former Researcher: Global Terrorism Database (GTD)
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
Gina_Ligon Gina Scott Ligon Director of National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE); Jack and Stephanie Koraleski Professor of Collaboration Science, UNO University of Nebraska Omaha
kurt braddock Kurt Braddock Assistant Professor, American University American University
Erdemandi Max Erdemandi Ph.D. Student, Communication Science and Social Cognition University of Maryland
person-default Megan Rutter Junior Researcher, START University of Maryland
person-default Peter Simi Associate Professor, Chapman University
Director, Earl Babbie Research Center
Chapman University
Stevan_Weine Stevan Weine Professor of Psychiatry University of Illinois at Chicago
Guarrieri Thomas Guarrieri Director of Undergraduate Studies
Assistant Research Scientist, Unconventional Weapons &
Technology (UWT) Division, START
University of Maryland
Asal_Victor Victor Asal Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of Public Administration University at Albany, State University of New York
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A Comparative Study of Violent Extremism and Gangs
Assessing the Effectiveness of Current De-Radicalization Initiatives and Identifying Implications for the Development of U.S.-Based Initiatives in Multiple Settings
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St. Paul
Campus Dialogues
Cell Groups and Individual Radicalization in Indonesia, United Kingdom, and the United States
Community-level Indicators of Radicalization: A Data and Measurement Workshop
Counter Radicalization of Scientists in CBRN-relevant Technical Fields
Countering Jihadist Ideology among Detainees: The Effects and Effectiveness of De-Radicalization Programs
Counterterrorism Net Assessment Data Structure (CT NEADS)
Decision Making and Simulation
Deradicalization of Extremists
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?
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
Integrating Mental Health and Education Fields into Countering Violent Extremism
Islamic Radicalization in Europe and North America: Parallels and Divergence
Key Dimensions in Understanding Terrorist Bomb Attacks
Mobilization For and Against Terrorism in the Muslim World
Modeling the Emergence of Leaders in Self-Organizing Social Networks
Organizational Determinants of Violence and Performance
Patterns of Radicalization in Political Activism
Radicalization of Momin Khawaja
Relationships among Terrorism-Using Groups, Supporters, Constituencies, Target Groups, and General Populations
Resources and Resilience: A Computational Model of Strategic Influence
State Response and Terrorist Activity
Support for Terrorism as a Function of Individualistic and Collectivistic Goals
Terrorist Behavior and Societal Tolerance of Violence
The Mobilization Puzzle: How Individual, Group, and Situational Dynamics Produce Extremist Outcomes
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
Understanding and Combating Mass Casualty Terrorism (MCT)
Using Experimental Research to Study the Dynamics of Radicalization, Terrorism, and Counterterrorism