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Project Title Investigators Project Period
Developing Integrated Radiological and Nuclear Detection Architecture for the Interior and International Mission Space Steve Sin, Marcus A. Boyd September, 2016 to September, 2017
Developing a Typology of Terrorism Involvement: A basis for sentencing, management, risk reduction, release & monitoring of terrorist offenders July, 2012 to December, 2015
Framing Global Salafi-Jihadist Messages in the West Peter Neumann July, 2012 to December, 2015
Radicalization of Momin Khawaja Clark McCauley, Sophia Moskalenko July, 2013 to June, 2015
Organized and/or Transnational Crime/Drug Cartel Nexus with Illicit Radiological/Nuclear Trade, Smuggling and/or Terrorism in Europe and North, Sahelian and West Africa Amy Pate, John Sawyer, Marcus A. Boyd, Steve Sin September, 2013 to March, 2015
Terrorist Behavior and Societal Tolerance of Violence Risa Brooks July, 2012 to December, 2013
Islamic Radicalization in Europe and North America: Parallels and Divergence Gary Ackerman, John Sawyer, Peter Neumann June, 2008 to December, 2011
Effectiveness of Counterterrorism Strategies Martha Crenshaw June, 2008 to November, 2011
Quantitative Index of the Public Health Impacts of Terrorism Fran Norris June, 2008 to October, 2011
European Converts to Islam: An Evolving Threat? Emmanuel Karagiannis June, 2009 to May, 2011
Tracking Sympathy and Support of Muslims for Terrorism in Muslim Countries and in the United Kingdom Clark McCauley June, 2008 to May, 2011
Cell Groups and Individual Radicalization in Indonesia, United Kingdom, and the United States Douglas M. McLeod June, 2008 to December, 2009
Patterns of Radicalization in Political Activism Donatella della Porta June, 2008 to December, 2009
Assessing the Effectiveness of Current De-Radicalization Initiatives and Identifying Implications for the Development of U.S.-Based Initiatives in Multiple Settings June, 2008 to June, 2009
Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami: The Challenge of a Non-Violent Radical Islam Clark McCauley, Emmanuel Karagiannis June, 2005 to June, 2009
Modeling Risk of Future Terrorist Attacks Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan May, 2005 to June, 2009
Mobilization For and Against Terrorism in the Muslim World Clark McCauley, Mansoor Moaddel, Mohammed Hafez May, 2005 to May, 2009
Militant Islamist Networks in the West Jeffrey Bale July, 2005 to April, 2008
Project Title Publication Date START Authors Publication Type
'Keep Wicked Calm and Carry the Hell On': Boston, Terrorism and the Rhetorical Power of Resilience June 2013 Bean, Hamilton; Keranen, Lisa Discussion Point
100 Years of Irish Republican Violence April 2016 Horgan, John Journal Article
A Spiral of Peace: Competition, Monopoly and Diversification in the Market for Political Violence in Northern Ireland January 2008 Sawyer, John Journal Article
Another Look at Jujitsu Politics September 2016 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Discussion Point
Book Reviews - Marc Sageman. Turning to Political Violence: The Emergence of Terrorism August 2017 Schmid, Alex Book Review
Catch Them Coming and Going: Probabilistic Pathway Projection to Counter Foreign Fighters March 2016 Woods, Brady; House, Joshua; Boyd, Marcus A. Report
Changing Organizational Structures of Jihadist Networks in the Netherlands October 2016 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Journal Article
Countering Terrorism in Britain and France November 2012 Foley, Frank Book
Counterterrorism Killings and Provisional IRA Bombings, 1970-1998 April 2016 Horgan, John Journal Article
Criminal Pasts, Terrorist Futures: European Jihadists and the New Crime-Terror Nexus December 2016 Neumann, Peter Journal Article
Efficacy of Counterterrorism Approaches: Examining Northern Ireland October 2006 LaFree, Gary; Dugan, Laura Research Brief
Enemies with Benefits? Violent Rivalry and Terrorist Group Longevity January 2015 Phillips, Brian Journal Article
ETA Ceasefires by the Numbers October 2011 Miller, Erin; Smarick, Kathleen Background Report
Europe's Jihadist Dilemma July 2006 Neumann, Peter Journal Article
European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet November 2012 Caiani, Manuela Book
Extremist Violence from the Fatherland to the Homeland: A Comparison of Far-right Homicide in Germany and the United States April 2017 Gruenewald, Jeff; Parkin, William Journal Article
Financial Activities Linked to Persons from Sweden and Denmark who Joined Terrorist Groups in Syria and Iraq During the Period 2013-2016 January 2017 Ranstorp, Magnus Report
How Community Ties Influence Terrorist Targeting of Civilians November 2013 Brooks, Risa Research Brief
Lethal Connections: The Determinants of Network Connections in the Provisional Irish Republican Army, 1970–1998 January 2014 Horgan, John; Rethemeyer, R. Karl; Asal, Victor Journal Article
Maritime Security Initiatives: A Paper Tiger or a Concrete Solution? November 2016 Sin, Steve Journal Article
Migration, Culture Conflict, Crime and Terrorism November 2005 Freilich, Joshua Book
Mobilizing on the Extreme Right: Germany, Italy, and the United States January 2012 della Porta, Donatella; Caiani, Manuela Book
On the 5th anniversary of the 7/7 London Transit Attack July 2010 Background Report
Online Networks of the Italian and German Extreme Right: An Explorative Study with Social Network Analysis February 2009 Caiani, Manuela Journal Article
Political, Religious, and Psychological Characteristics of Muslim Protest Marchers in Eight European Cities: Jerusalem Day 2002 December 2005 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Probabilistic Pathway Projection to Counter Foreign Fighters April 2016 House, Joshua; Boyd, Marcus Research Brief
Protecting Global Cities: New York, London and the Internationalization of Municipal Policing for Counter Terrorism July 2007 Journal Article
Public Health Consequences of Terrorism on Maternal-Child Health in New York City and Madrid October 2012 Sherrieb, Kathleen Journal Article
Rationales for Terrorist Violence in Homegrown Jihadist Groups: A Case Study from The Netherlands February 2016 Horgan, John Journal Article
Reforming Counterterrorism: Institutions and Organizational Routines in Britain and France January 2009 Foley, Frank Journal Article
Reloading the Armalite? Victims and Targets of Violent Dissident Irish Republicanism, 2007-2015 April 2016 Horgan, John Journal Article
Social Network Analysis of German Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq February 2017 Hafez, Mohammed Journal Article
Terrorism and Democracy May 2013 Chenoweth, Erica Journal Article
Terrorism in Belgium and Western Europe; Attacks against Transportation Targets; Coordinated Terrorist Attacks March 2016 Miller, Erin Background Report
The Economic Impact of Terrorist Incidents on the Italian Hospitality Industry January 2006 Journal Article
The Effectiveness of Counterterrorism in Spain: A New Approach February 2010 Chenoweth, Erica Conference Paper
The Emerging Red-Green Alliance: Where Political Islam Meets the Radical Left March 2013 McCauley, Clark; Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
The Expansion of Intelligence Agency Mandates: British Counterterrorism in Comparative Perspective October 2009 Foley, Frank Journal Article
The Impact of British Counterterrorist Strategies on Political Violence in Northern Ireland: Comparing Deterrence and Backlash Models October 2009 LaFree, Gary; Dugan, Laura Journal Article
The Impact of Terrorism on Italian Employment and Business Activity February 2007 LaFree, Gary; Dugan, Laura Journal Article
The Paris Fidayin Attacks: Eight Years in the Making? October 2015 Tinsley, Herbert Discussion Point
The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Development of Mortars March 2016 Ackerman, Gary Journal Article
The Rise and the Fall of the Extreme Right in Europe: Towards an Explanation? November 2007 Caiani, Manuela Journal Article
The Stasi-Meinhof Complex? June 2013 Vielhaber, David Journal Article
Transnational Islamist Networks: Western Fighters in Afghanistan, Somalia and Syria December 2013 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
Understanding Terrorism Innovation and Learning: Al-Qaeda and Beyond April 2015 Ranstorp, Magnus Book
Western Muslims Volunteering to fight in Syria and Iraq: Why do they go, and what should we do? July 2015 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Journal Article
Why Inter-Agency Operations Break Down: U.S. Counterterrorism in Comparative Perspective July 2016 Foley, Frank Journal Article
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New START model forecasts the flow of foreign fighters
Terrorism in Belgium and Western Europe; Attacks against Transportation Targets; Coordinated Terrorist Attacks
Researcher analyzes how community ties impact terrorist groups’ targeting of civilians
START Newsletter: Intelligence and security; perspectives on terrorism; Hezbollah; 'big data' and coding
Discussion Point: 'Keep Wicked Calm and Carry the Hell On': Boston, Terrorism and the Rhetorical Power of Resilience
Hegghammer explains variation in western jihadists
New Book: European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet
Intern Spotlight: Rick Magill
Discussion Point: Black Swans and Burstiness -- Countering Myths about Terrorism
New data reveals al-Qaida-linked groups among most active terrorist groups in the world
Olympics and Terrorism
START research examines history of terrorism and the Olympic Games
Al-Qaida's fatal terrorism under Osama bin Laden
The Formation of Unholy Alliances: How violence threatens international security
START investigator and former TRA recipient publish book on the mobilization of right-wing extremism
Top-ranked criminology journal features START research
Prevention and Protection in an Age of Terror
Exciting Winter Courses Now Offered ONLINE
Have you seen it yet? START Research Review
START Releases First Research Review
START Announces 2009-10 Terrorism Research Awards
Kruglanski Honored by Society of Experimental Social Psychology
START Research Symposium: Wednesday, June 28th
START Advisory Board member quoted in "Daily Telegraph" and CNN
START Announces Fellowships for 2005-06
Image Title Job Title Institution
Alex Gallo

National Security Practitioner in Residence, START

Senior Associate, Combating Terrorism Center, West Point

 

University of Maryland
Brandon Behlendorf Brandon Behlendorf

Assistant Director for Research Development/Senior Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Christian Leuprecht

Professor

Royal Military College
Clark McCauley Clark McCauley

Professor of Psychology

Bryn Mawr College
Emmanuel Karagiannis Emmanuel Karagiannis

Senior Lecturer of International Relations

King's College
Erica Chenoweth Erica Chenoweth

Associate Professor of International Studies

University of Denver
START Researcher Gabrielle Matuzsan Gabrielle Matuzsan

Analyst, Government Accountability Office

Research Affiliate, START

University of Maryland
Herbert Tinsley

Senior Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Jeffrey Bale

Director of Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program / Associate Professor of International Policy Studies

Monterey Institute of International Studies
John Sawyer John Sawyer

Commercialization Director, START

University of Maryland
Kurt Braddock

Post-doctoral teaching fellow

Pennsylvania State University
Lyubov Mincheva

Executive Director, Graduate Program in International Relations and Security Studies

University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Manuela Caiani

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Institute for Advanced Studies
Martha Crenshaw Martha Crenshaw

Researcher, Political Science/International Relations

Stanford University
Peter Simi

Associate Professor, Chapman University

Director, Earl Babbie Research Center

Chapman University
Peter Weinberger Peter Weinberger

Senior Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Rebecca (Becca) Earnhardt

Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Sarah Spalding Sarah Spalding

Researcher/Analyst, START

University of Maryland
Stevan Weine Stevan Weine

Professor of Psychiatry

University of Illinois at Chicago
Susan Szmania

Research Affiliate, START

University of Maryland
Will Kammerer William Kammerer

Senior Faculty Specialist, START

University of Maryland

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