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 Titlesort descending Role Institution
Paxton Roberts Former Researcher
Magnus Ranstorp Former Investigator
Holly Roberts

Affiliated Faculty, Strategic Communications Lead at Akoya

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

Director of News and Media Relations

Former Researcher Miami University
Megan Rutter

Junior Researcher, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Madeline Romm Madeline Romm

Researcher/Project Manager, START

Researcher University of Maryland