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

All Affiliated Researchers


All Affiliated Researchers

Within the START website, "Investigators" are defined as those who have served as Principal Investigators on START funded projects. "Affiliated Researchers" are defined as those who have served as a Principal Investigator or Researcher on START funded projects.

Last Names Starting With:

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Name Job Title Role Research Areas
Jeff Gruenewald

Associate Professor

Investigator, Research Affiliate Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Ted Robert Gurr

Distinguished Professor of Government and Politics

Investigator, Research Affiliate
Mohammed Hafez

Associate Professor of National Security Affairs

Investigator, Research Affiliate
James Halverson

Researcher, START

Investigator, Staff Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Paul Harwood

Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Administration and Director of Public Opinion Research Lab

Investigator, Research Affiliate
Omi Hodwitz

Assistant Professor

Research Affiliate Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Deradicalization, Disengagement
David Hofmann David Hofmann

Assistant Professor of Sociology/Criminology

Senior Research Affiliate – The Canadian Network of Research on Terrorism, Security, and Society (TSAS)

Terrorism Research Awardee Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Joshua House

GIS Coordinator, START

Research Affiliate, Staff Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Emily Iarocci Emily Iarocci

Senior Researcher, START

Investigator, Research Affiliate Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Irina A. Iles

Senior Researcher, START

Research Affiliate, Staff Resilience, Risk Communication

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