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Publication Title Publication Date START Authors Typesort descending Research Areas Regions
Global Trends in Terrorism, 1970- 2011 April 2014 LaFree, Gary; Dugan, Laura Countering Violent Extremism Global
Universal Preventive Interventions for Children in the Context of Disasters and Terrorism April 2014 Pfefferbaum, Betty Resilience, Risk Communication Global
Four Core Questions of U.S. Cyberattack Guidance January 2014 Terrorism and Society
Reactions to the War on Terrorism: Ethnic Group Differences in the 2007 Pew Poll of American Muslims-Final Report October 2010 McCauley, Clark Terrorism and Society Global, North America
Building Disaster Resilience: Steps Toward Sustainability April 2014 Cutter, Susan Terrorism and Society, Resilience
Insider Threat for Inbound International Air Cargo October 2015 Sin, Steve Radiological and Nuclear Threats Global, North America
State Capacity and Terrosim: A Two-Dimensional Approach. May 2014 Young, Joseph Terrorism and Society Global
Alienation, Religion, Economics and Politics: Testing Theories of Radicalization in Polls of U.S. Muslims January 2009 McCauley, Clark Terrorism and Society, Individual Behavior, Radical Beliefs and Behavior North America
Examining the Role of Social Media in Effective Crisis Management: The Effects of Crisis Origin, Information Form, and Source on Publics' Crisis Responses August 2017 Liu, Brooke
The Bithplace of the Arab Spring: Values and Perceptions of Tunisians April 2014 Terrorism and Society
Service-Seeking Behavior, Perceptions of Armed Actors, and Preferences Regarding Governance: Evidence from the Palestinian Territories May 2015 Flanigan, Shawn Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior Middle East and North Africa
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 Counterterrorism Middle East and North Africa
Intelligence and Surprise Attack: Failure and Success from Pearl Harbor to 9/11 and Beyond July 2013 Dahl, Erik Terrorism and Society, Counterterrorism Global, North America
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States: Preliminary Findings (Oct. 2015) February 2016 Individual Behavior, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Terrorist Group Cooperation and Longevity June 2014 Phillips, Brian Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism Global
Patterns of Lone Actor Terrorism in the United States: Research Brief October 2014 Smith, Brent; Gruenewald, Jeffrey; Roberts, Paxton Individual Behavior North America
Demystifying Gray Zone Conflict: A Typology of Conflict Dyads and Instruments of Power in Colombia, 2002- present November 2016 Koven, Barnett S.
Foreign Aid as a Signal to Investors: Predicting FDI in Post-Conflict Countries. March 2014 Phillips, Brian Global
Surveying CVE Metrics in Prevention, Disengagement and De-Radicalization Programs March 2016 Szmania, Susan Countering Violent Extremism, Resilience North America
Democracy, Foreign Policy, and Terrorism December 2009 Phillips, Brian Terrorism and Society Global
START Annual Meeting 2016: Quick-Fire Presentation - Unconventional Weapons and Technology, Political Instability, Risk Communication October 2016 Ackerman, Gary; LaFree, Gary; Roberts, Holly; Halverson, James; Binder, Markus; Egnoto, Michael; Sin, Steve Resilience, Risk Communication, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Terror's Epistemic Consquences March 2004 Kruglanski, Arie Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements Global
Profiles of Perpetrators of Terrorism in the United States (PPT‐US): Data Collection and Descriptive Analysis September 2011 Miller, Erin; Smarick, Kathleen Violent Groups and Movements North America
How Disaster Information Form, Source, Type, and Prior Disaster Exposure Affect Public Outcomes: Jumping on the Social Media Bandwagon? January 2015 Liu, Brooke; Fraustino, Julia; Jin, Yan Risk Communication North America
Examining the Relationship between the Presence of Hate Groups and the Presence of Violent Far-Right Perpetrators at the County Level March 2012 Adamczyk, Amy; Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven; Parkin, William Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements North America


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