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
Magnus Ranstorp Former Investigator
R. Karl Rethemeyer R. Karl Rethemeyer

Associate Professor of Public Administration & Policy

Investigator University at Albany, State University of New York
Jessica Rivinius Jessica Rivinius

Communications Director, START

Staff University of Maryland
Paxton Roberts Former Researcher
Holly Roberts

Strategic Communications Lead, Akoya; University of Maryland Lecturer

Researcher
Megan Rutter

Junior Researcher, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland