A Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence led by the University of Maryland

A consortium of researchers dedicated to improving the understanding of the human causes and consequences of terrorism

START People


START People

START has built a team which reflects our multidisciplinary approach, bringing together individuals from a wide range of academic and methodological backgrounds. In addition to conducting research, the START headquarters team provides administrative support and transition and outreach opportunities for the Consortium researchers. The organization's leadership includes:

Gary LaFree, Director, 301-405-6600, infostart@start.umd.edu

William Braniff, Executive Director, 301-405-4022, braniff@start.umd.edu

The START headquarters staff list is below. This includes both administrative staff and researchers based at START. To see a complete list of Investigators (those who have served as Principal Investigators on START funded projects) and/or All Affiliated Researchers (both Principal Investigators and Other Researchers who have worked on START projects), change the selection in the "Role " drop down on the right.

Last Names Starting With:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Name Job Title Role Institution
Nina Fefferman

Associate Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources

Investigator, Research Affiliate Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Sarah Fishering Sarah Fishering

Research Transition Manager, START

Staff University of Maryland
Shira Fishman

Faculty Research Scientist

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Kevin Fitzpatrick

Professor of Sociology

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Arkansas
Shawn Flanigan Shawn Flanigan

Professor of Public Affairs

Investigator, Research Affiliate San Diego State University
Frank Foley

Senior Lecturer

Research Affiliate King's College
Julia Fraustino, START Julia Fraustino

Incoming Assistant Professor

Research Affiliate West Virginia University
Joshua Freilich

Professor

Investigator, Research Affiliate John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
Daniella Fridl Daniella Fridl

Former Assistant Research Director, START

Research Affiliate University of Maryland