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
Stephanie Madden Former Researcher
David Maimon Former Investigator
Rolin Mainuddin Former Researcher
Adam Martin

Software Developer, Vexterra Group

Former Researcher
Gabrielle Matuzsan Former Researcher
Clark McCauley Clark McCauley

Professor of Psychology

Investigator Bryn Mawr College
Douglas M. McLeod Former Investigator
Nathan Meehan

Director of Research and Development, Second Sight Training Systems, LLC

Investigator Second Sight Training Systems, LLC
Mary Michael Former Researcher
Erin MIller Erin Miller

GTD Program Manager, START

Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
Elise Miller-Hooks Former Investigator
H. Brinton Milward Former Investigator
Lyubov Mincheva Former Researcher
Vera Mironova

Visiting Fellow

Researcher Harvard University
Prabhakar Misra Prabhakar Misra

Professor of Physics

Investigator Howard University
Mansoor Moaddel Former Investigator
Assaf Moghadam Former Investigator
Hamid Mohtadi Former Investigator
Sophia Moskalenko

Postdoctoral Research Fellow for START

Investigator Bryn Mawr College
Egle Murauskaite

Senior Researcher & Simulation Developer, ICONS Project, START

Researcher University of Maryland