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

All Affiliated Researchers


All Affiliated Researchers

Within the START website, "Investigators" are defined as those who have served as Principal Investigators on START funded projects. "Affiliated Researchers" are defined as those who have served as a Principal Investigator or Researcher on START funded projects.

Last Names Starting With:

A B C D E F G I J K L M P R S T W Y
Name Job Title Role Research Areas
Gary Ackerman Gary Ackerman

Associate Professor, SUNY Albany

Investigator Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Bryan Arva

Researcher, GTD

Researcher, Staff
Victor Asal

Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of Public Administration

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Anita Atwell Seate

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland

Affiliate Assistant Professor, START

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Individual Behavior, Resilience, Risk Communication
Brandon Behlendorf Brandon Behlendorf

Assistant Professor, College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity, SUNY Albany

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Markus Binder

Project Manager/Researcher, START

Investigator, Staff Individual Behavior, Chemical and Biological Threats
Salma Bouziani

Project Manager/Researcher, START

Researcher, Staff Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Marcus A. Boyd

Senior Researcher, GIS, START

Director, Graduate Studies, START

Investigator, Staff Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Radiological and Nuclear Threats, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Kurt Braddock

Assistant Professor, American University

Researcher Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior, Deradicalization, Disengagement
Photo of William Braniff William Braniff

Director, START

Professor of the Practice, University of Maryland

Editorial Board, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague

Research Advisory Board, RESOLVE Network

Independent Advisory Committee (IAC), Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT)

Investigator, Staff Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior

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