A Department of Homeland Security Emeritus 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

START People


START People

START has built a team which reflects our multidisciplinary approach, bringing together individuals from a wide range of academic and methodological backgrounds. In addition to conducting research, the START headquarters team provides administrative support and transition and outreach opportunities for the Consortium researchers. The organization's leadership includes:

William Braniff, Director, 301-405-4022, braniff@start.umd.edu

Amy Pate, Executive Director / Research Director, 301-405-6821, apate@umd.edu

Last Names Starting With:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Name Job Title Role Institution
Deborah Cai Former Investigator
Manuela Caiani Former Researcher
Julie Callis

Director of Administrative Services, START

Staff University of Maryland
Ron Capps

Researcher & Simulation Developer, ICONS Project, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Jeremy G. Carter Former Investigator
David L. Carter Former Investigator Michigan State University
Erica Chenoweth Former Investigator
Steven Chermak Steven Chermak

Associate Professor of Criminology

Investigator Michigan State University
Caron Chess Former Investigator
Claudio Cioffi-Revilla Former Investigator
Tyler A. Clark

Junior Researcher, UWT

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Obie Clayton Former Investigator
Photo of Eva Coll Eva Coll

Experiential Education Specialist, START

Staff University of Maryland
Erin Copland

Outreach and Transition Specialist, START

Staff University of Maryland
Helena Craig

Junior Researcher, UWT

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Martha Crenshaw Martha Crenshaw

Researcher, Political Science/International Relations

Investigator Stanford University
David E. Cunningham Former Investigator
Susan Cutter Former Investigator