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Community Resilience


Community Resilience

Project Title Investigators Project Period
Family and Community Capacities among US Minorities: a Key to Preventing Violent Extremism Stevan Weine January, 2013 to December, 2017
Social Identity and Perceptions of Counterterrorism Demis Glasford July, 2012 to December, 2017
Computational Modeling of Grievances and Political Instability Through Global Media Gary LaFree September, 2014 to September, 2017
School Emergency Public Information and Warning/Information Sharing Brooke Liu, Holly Roberts October, 2015 to September, 2016
Understanding Tornado Warnings, False Alarms, and Complacency, and Proposing Theory-Directed Solutions for Effective Warnings Michael Egnoto, Brooke Liu October, 2015 to September, 2016
Integrating Mental Health and Education Fields into Countering Violent Extremism Stevan Weine, William Braniff May, 2015 to August, 2015
Comprehensive Testing of Imminent Threat Public Messages for Mobile Devices (MDP) Brooke Liu, Hamilton Bean, Marcus Boyd, Michele Wood June, 2012 to June, 2015
Mobile Radiation Detectors: Threat Perception and Device Acceptance Brooke Liu, Elizabeth Petrun Sayers, Gary Ackerman April, 2014 to April, 2015
Social Media Use during Disasters Brooke Liu July, 2012 to October, 2013
Training in Risk and Crisis Communication (TRACC) Brooke Liu, Elizabeth Petrun Sayers, Katherine Worboys Izsak August, 2011 to October, 2013
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St. Paul Stevan Weine August, 2010 to August, 2012
An Integrated Conception of Community Resilience Betty Pfefferbaum, Fran Norris, Kathleen Smarick March, 2010 to February, 2012
Building Community Resilience through Public Involvement: The Extended Community Assessment of Resilience Tool (CART-E) Betty Pfefferbaum June, 2008 to December, 2011
Organizational Factors in the Successful Application of 'Community Engagement' Principles for Bioterrorism Preparedness Monica Schoch-Spana June, 2008 to December, 2011
Homegrown Radicalization and the Role of Social Networks and Social Inclusiveness in the United States Paul Harwood June, 2008 to October, 2011
Quantitative Index of the Public Health Impacts of Terrorism Fran Norris June, 2008 to October, 2011
Terrorism and Violence in Colombia Enrique Arias June, 2009 to May, 2011
Preparedness for Catastrophic Events Dennis Mileti, Hamilton Bean, Kathleen Smarick, Monica Schoch-Spana, Paul Harwood November, 2008 to November, 2010
Police Responses to Terrorism: Lessons from the Israeli Experience David Weisburd June, 2009 to May, 2010
The Role for State Governments in Community Resilience Ann Bowman June, 2008 to May, 2010
Community-level Indicators of Radicalization: A Data and Measurement Workshop Gary LaFree, Kathleen Smarick, Shira Fishman September, 2009 to February, 2010
Relationships among Terrorism-Using Groups, Supporters, Constituencies, Target Groups, and General Populations Clark McCauley January, 2009 to December, 2009
Community Field Studies and Analyses of Preparedness Networks Kathleen Tierney May, 2005 to September, 2009
Modeling and Simulation of Public Response to Threat and Attacks Dennis Mileti June, 2005 to June, 2009
National Household Survey Dennis Mileti, Linda Bourque July, 2005 to May, 2009
Communicating Risk of Mass Casualty Terrorism in Diverse Communities Elaine Vaughan May, 2005 to May, 2009
Effective Organizational Communication During Crises: Learning from the 2001 Anthrax Attacks Caron Chess May, 2005 to May, 2009
Campus Dialogues Jonathan Wilkenfeld January, 2006 to May, 2008
Community Assessment of Resilience Tool (CART) Betty Pfefferbaum, Fran Norris June, 2005 to May, 2008
Developing Community Resilience for Children and Families Betty Pfefferbaum, Fran Norris June, 2005 to May, 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
A Conceptual Framework to Enhance Community Resilience Using Social Capital August 2015 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Addressing Violent Extremism as Public Health Policy and Practice June 2016 Weine, Stevan Journal Article
Assessing Community Reilience: A CART Survery Application in an Impoverished Urban Community May 2016 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Assessing Community Resilience: An Application of the Expanded CART Survey Instrument with Affiliated Volunteer Responders September 2014 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Best Practices for Developing Resilient Communities and Addressing Violent Extremism October 2015 Weine, Stevan Research Brief
Building Community Resilience to Counter Violent Extremism October 2013 Weine, Stevan Journal Article
Building Disaster Resilience: Steps Toward Sustainability April 2014 Cutter, Susan
Building resilience to mass trauma events November 2006 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Book Chapter
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St.Paul August 2012 Weine, Stevan Report
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St.Paul Handout May 2012 Weine, Stevan Research Brief
Causes and Consequences of Terrorism in Africa November 2014 Journal Article
Challenges in Implementing Disaster Mental Health Programs: State Program Directors' Perspective April 2006 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Children and Families in the Context of Disasters: Implications for Preparedness and Response January 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Children of Terrorism Survivors: Physiological Reactions Seven Years following a Terrorist Incident January 2014 Pfefferbaum, Betty Book Chapter
Communicating Crisis Uncertainty: A Review of the Knowledge Gaps April 2016 Liu, Brooke Journal Article
Community and Family Approaches to Combating the Radicalization and Recruitment of Somali-American Youth and Young Adults: A Psychosocial Perspective November 2009 Horgan, John; Weine, Stevan Journal Article
Community Engagement to Counter-Extremism: A Global Imperative June 2015 Book Chapter
Community Engagement: Leadership Tool for Catastrophic Health Events May 2007 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
Community Preparedness Networks June 2006 Tierney, Kathleen Conference Paper
Community Resilience April 2016 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Book Chapter
Community Resilience and Health Outcomes in Mississippi Counties November 2008 Norris, Fran; Sherrieb, Kathleen Book Chapter
Community Resilience and the Principles of Mass Trauma Intervention January 2007 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Community resilience and wellness for children exposed to Hurricane Katrina November 2007 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Norris, Fran; Pfefferbaum, Rose Book Chapter
Community Resilience as a Metaphor, Theory, Set of Capacities, and Strategy for Disaster Readiness March 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Norris, Fran; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Community Resilience for Catastrophic Health Events January 2008 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
Community Resilience Interventions: Participatory, Assessment-Based, Action-Oriented Processes September 2014 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Community Resilience Roundtable on the Implementation of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 21 (HSPD-21) January 2008 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
Community-Focused Best Practices to Prevent Violent Extremism September 2015 Weine, Stevan; Braniff, William Research Brief
Current Evidence for Selecting Disaster Interventions for Children and Adolescents April 2016 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Disaster Warnings in Your Pocket: How Audiences Interpret Mobile Alerts for an Unfamiliar Hazard March 2016 Liu, Brooke; Mileti, Dennis; Bean, Hamilton; Sutton, Jeanette; Wood, Michele Journal Article
Discussion Point: Communities on the Front Lines Against Terrorism May 2015 Beutel, Alejandro Discussion Point
Discussion Point: Prevention Research is Needed for Countering Violent Extremism March 2013 Weine, Stevan Discussion Point
Emotional and Biological Stress Measures in Katrina Survivors Relocated to Oklahoma January 2010 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Friction: How Radicalization Happens to Them and Us January 2011 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Book
Geotargeted Alerts and Warnings March 2017 Wood, Michele Book Chapter
Government Agency-Focused Best Practices to Prevent Violent Extremism September 2015 Weine, Stevan; Braniff, William Research Brief
Holistic Disaster Recovery: Ideas for Building Local Sustainability After a Natural Disaster (1st revision). November 2005 Book
Homegrown Terrorism: South Korea's Next Challenge against Terrorism January 2009 Sin, Steve Journal Article
Intensely Exposed Oklahoma City Terrorism Survivors: Long-term Mental Health and Health Needs and Posttraumatic Growth January 2016 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Interfaith Programs on College Campuses: Lessons Learned March 2011 Wilkenfeld, Jonathan; Smarick, Kathleen Research Brief
Introducing 'Political Resilience' August 2012 McCauley, Clark Discussion Point
Law Enforcement-Focused Best Practices to Prevent Violent Extremism September 2015 Weine, Stevan; Braniff, William Research Brief
Lessons Learned from Mental Health and Education: Identifying Best Practices for Addressing Violent Extremism October 2015 Weine, Stevan Report
Local Health Department Capacity for Community Engagement and Its Implications for Disaster Resilience June 2013 Schoch-Spana, Monica; Sell, Tara Journal Article
Looking for Resilience: Understanding the Longitudinal Trajectories of Responses to Stress June 2009 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Measuring Capacities for Community Resilience January 2010 Norris, Fran; Sherrieb, Kathleen Journal Article
Media Coverage and Children's Reactions to Disaster with Implications for Primary Care and Public Health November 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Regens, James; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Methods for Disaster Mental Health Research November 2005 Norris, Fran Book
Modeling Public-Private Partnerships in Disaster Management via Centralized and Decentralized Models October 2015 Zhuang, Jun Journal Article
P-Flash: Development of an Empirically-based Post-9-11 Disaster Mental Health Training Program January 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Physiologic reactivity despite emotional resilience several years after direct exposure to terrorism January 2007 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Piloting a New Model of Crisis Counseling: Specialized Crisis Counseling Services in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina April 2009 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Preparing for the Worst: Public Perceptions of Risk Management Innovations March 2016 Liu, Brooke; Smith, Daniel; Petrun Sayers, Elizabeth; Ackerman, Gary; Roberts, Holly Journal Article
Preventing and Treating Radicalization: A Two Volume Review June 2015 Kruglanski, Arie Book Review
Prevention Research for Countering Violent Extremism March 2013 Weine, Stevan Discussion Point
Public Health Consequences of Terrorism on Maternal-Child Health in New York City and Madrid October 2012 Sherrieb, Kathleen Journal Article
Public Response to Terrorism December 2008 Mileti, Dennis; Bourque, Linda Conference Paper
Public Response to Terrorism: Findings from the National Survey of Disaster Experiences and Preparedness November 2008 Mileti, Dennis; Bourque, Linda Report
Public-Private Partnerships to Counter Violent Extremism: Field Principles for Action July 2016 Beutel, Alejandro; Weinberger, Peter Report
Putting Terrorism in Context: Lessons from the Global Terrorism Database (Contemporary Terrorism Studies) January 2015 Miller, Erin; LaFree, Gary; Dugan, Laura Book
RCPGP Warning System Integration Research Project Final Report November 2010 Mileti, Dennis; Bean, Hamilton Report
Reactions of Oklahoma City Bombing Survivors to Media Coverage of the September 11, 2001 Attacks September 2015 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Reactions to the War on Terrorism: Origin-Group Differences in the 2007 Pew Poll of U.S. Muslims January 2011 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Reframing CVE as a Multidisciplinary Approach to Promoting Community Safety June 2015 Weine, Stevan Research Brief
Religiosity and Reactions to Terrorism May 2015 Adamczyk, Amy; LaFree, Gary Journal Article
Report: U.S. Attitudes toward Terrorism and Counterterrorism Before and After the April 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings October 2013 Adamczyk, Amy; LaFree, Gary Report
Research Highlight: U.S. Attitudes toward Terrorism and Counterterrorism Before and After the April 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings October 2013 Adamczyk, Amy; LaFree, Gary Research Brief
Research Summary: Lessons from a US Study Revealing the Critical Role of "Gatekeepers" in Public Safety Networks for Countering Violent Extremism January 2015 Horgan, John Book Chapter
Resilience to What? Resilience for Whom? April 2016 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
Resilient American Communities: Progress in Practice and Policy March 2010 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
Risk Communication Training: Research Findings and Recommendations for Training Development February 2013 Liu, Brooke; Petrun, Elizabeth; Izsak, Katherine Worboys; Madden, Stephanie Report
Social Media Use during Disasters: A Review of the Knowledge Base and Gaps December 2012 Liu, Brooke; Fraustino, Julia; Jin, Yan Report
START Annual Meeting 2016: Quick-Fire Presentation - Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Deradicalization October 2016 Kruglanski, Arie; McCauley, Clark; Ellis, Devin; Dugan, Laura; Boyd, Marcus; Wilson, Margaret; Jensen, Michael; Asal, Victor Presentation
START Symposium 2015: Counterterrorism Panel October 2015 Presentation
Statistical Analysis of Event Data Concerning Boko Haram in Nigeria (2009-2013) January 2015 Stevenson, John Report
Supporting A Multidisciplinary Approach to Addressing Violent Extremism: What Role Can Education Professionals Play? October 2015 Weine, Stevan Research Brief
Supporting A Multidisciplinary Approach to Addressing Violent Extremism: What Role Can Mental Health Professionals Play? October 2015 Weine, Stevan Research Brief
Supporting A Multidisciplinary Approach to Violent Extremism: The Integration of Mental Health in Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) and What Law Enforcement Needs to Know October 2015 Weine, Stevan Research Brief
Terrorist Rehabilitation: Genesis, Genealogy and Likely Future June 2015 Book Chapter
The Bithplace of the Arab Spring: Values and Perceptions of Tunisians April 2014
The business of healing: Focus group discussions of readjustment to the post-9/11 work environment among workers of affected agencies January 2010 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
The Closing of Open Minds: Need for Closure Moderates the Impact of Uncertainty Salience on Outgroup Discrimination September 2015 Kruglanski, Arie Journal Article
The Impact of the Boston Marathon Bombings on Willingness to Cooperate With the Police April 2016 Adamczyk, Amy; LaFree, Gary Journal Article
The Landscape of Disaster Resilience Indicators in the USA September 2015 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
The Precarious Nature of Food April 2015 Cutter, Susan Op-ed
The Role of Colleges and Universities in Building Community Resilience to Disasters June 2009 Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
The Role of Community Policing in Countering Violent Extremism February 2015 Weine, Stevan Research Brief
The Scared, the Outraged, and the Anxious: How Crisis Emotions, Involvement, and Demographics Predict Publics' Conative Coping April 2016 Liu, Brooke; Fraustino, Julia; Jin, Yan Journal Article
The Ties that Bind: How Terrorists Exploit Family Bonds February 2016 Hafez, Mohammed Journal Article
Training for Disaster Response Personnel: The Development of Proposed Core Competencies in Disaster Mental Health January 2007 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Training in Risk and Crisis Communication Modules: Project Fact Sheet December 2013 Liu, Brooke; Petrun, Elizabeth Project Fact Sheet
Trauma, grief, and depression in Nairobi children after the 1998 bombing of the American Embassy January 2006 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
U.S. Attitudes toward Terrorism and Counterterrorism February 2013 Adamczyk, Amy; LaFree, Gary Report
Understanding and Mitigating the Impacts of Massive Relocations Due to Disasters April 2017 Bier, Vicki Journal Article
Understanding Communities’ Attitudes towards CVE February 2015 Weine, Stevan Research Brief
Understanding Community Responses to Authority/Law Enforcement Minority-Outreach Intergroup Communication Frames July 2016 Glasford, Demis Research Brief
Universal Preventive Interventions for Children in the Context of Disasters and Terrorism April 2014 Pfefferbaum, Betty
Urban-Rural Differences in Disaster Resilience July 2016 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
US Attitudes Towards Terrorism and Counterterrorism February 2013 Adamczyk, Amy; LaFree, Gary Report
Vulnerability and Resilience in Local Government: Assessing the Strength of Performance Regimes September 2009 Bowman, Ann Journal Article
What Do The Dead Say? The Architecture of Salvific Discourses in Post-Genocide Rwanda June 2015 Stevenson, John Journal Article
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START launches new training course on understanding and preventing radicalization to violence and violent extremism
Scouting out risk communication field research
Engineered for resilience
Mohamed Nimer on the Americanization and Evolution of Islamism
How Public Health Can Improve Initiatives to Counter Violent Extremism
Marginalization, discrimination create greater risk of radicalization for immigrants
Bridging academia and policy to build better CVE programs
Recommendations to counter violent extremism
START collaborators contribute to important CVE work
Braniff briefs INSCOM
Braniff participates in World Summit on Counterterrorism
State Department foreign press center visits START
Police and community cooperation in counterterrorism in Australia
Broadening the Discussion about Women and Violent Extremism
Reframing CVE as a Multidisciplinary Approach to Promoting Community Safety
TRACC off to a strong START
Discussion Point: Communities on the Front Lines Against Terrorism
START Hosts conference on mental health, education and countering violent extremism
Freshmen add a spark to risk communication and resilience research
No Hate USA Campaign Launch
Risk communication researchers earn top paper awards
Prepare, respond and recover with TRACC training
START’s TRACC receives FEMA approval
Foreign Policy names Erica Chenoweth a top global thinker
Researcher analyzes how community ties impact terrorist groups’ targeting of civilians
START Newsletter: US beliefs before, after Boston bombings; Terrorist targeting of civilians; Graduate Certificate in Terrorism Analysis
Discussion Point: 'Keep Wicked Calm and Carry the Hell On': Boston, Terrorism and the Rhetorical Power of Resilience
Discussion Point: Prevention Research for Countering Violent Extremism
John Cohen's keynote address at START Annual Meeting
Researcher Spotlight: Monica Schoch-Spana
New report assesses factors related to violent extremism among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St. Paul
Discussion Point: Introducing 'Political Resilience'
School principals can help assess community resilience
START interns nominated for DHS award
UMD president chairs inaugural DHS Academic Advisory Panel
START Director LaFree to Moderate Discussion with Secretary Napolitano and Governor O'Malley
START Partner Center for Biosecurity Launches
Winter 2010 START Bulletin Now Available
Call for Posters: Emergency Pre‐Event Communication
Summer Opportunities for Undergrads at UMD
SC's Hazards & Vulnerability Research Institute releases Social Vulnerability Index (SoVI)
START Announces Fellowships for 2005-06
White House Science and Technology Director Addresses Need for Innovations to Combat Terrorism
START Hosts DHS Faculty/Student Research Teams
Image Title Job Title Institution
Alejandro Beutel

Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Ann Norwood

Senior Associate

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Brooke Liu

Associate Professor of Communication and Director, Risk Communication & Resilience Program, START

University of Maryland
Elise Miller-Hooks Elise Miller-Hooks

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering 

University of Maryland
Elizabeth Petrun Elizabeth Petrun Sayers

Associate Behavioral and Social Scientist, RAND Corporation

University of Maryland
Hamilton Bean Hamilton Bean

Assistant Professor of Communication

University of Colorado Denver
Holly Roberts

Program Manager, Risk Communication & Resilience Program, START

University of Maryland
Julia Fraustino, START Julia Fraustino

Incoming Assistant Professor

West Virginia University
Kathleen Sherrieb

Associate Director of the National Center for Disaster Mental Health Research

National Center for Disaster Mental Health Research
Monica Schoch-Spana Monica Schoch-Spana

Senior Associate, UPMC Center for Health Security

The Center for Biosecurity of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Peter Weinberger Peter Weinberger

Senior Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Stevan Weine Stevan Weine

Professor of Psychiatry

University of Illinois at Chicago
Susan Szmania

Senior Researcher, START

University of Maryland

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