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

Terrorist Attacks on the Homeland


Terrorist Attacks on the Homeland

Investigators: 

Project Details

Abstract: 

Gary LaFree and Laura Dugan (University of Maryland) will assess trends in US terrorist activity through analysis of GTD data on attacks on the US homeland as well as US interests abroad. Understanding and countering terrorism within the US must begin with robust measures of extremist behavior.

Timeframe

Project Period: 
July 2012 to December 2017