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
Sara Gallagher Former Researcher
Michele Gelfand Former Investigator
Demis Glasford Former Investigator
Andrew Godard Former Researcher
Brandi Goff Brandi Goff

Instructional Designer, START

Staff University of Maryland
Jeff Gruenewald

Associate Professor, Director of the Terrorism Research Center, University of Arkansas

Investigator University of Arkansas
Thomas Guarrieri

Assistant Research Scientist, Unconventional Weapons & Technology (UWT) Division, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Ted Robert Gurr Former Investigator