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 W Y
Namesort ascending Job Title Role Research Areas
Gina Scott Ligon Gina Scott Ligon

Director of National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE); Jack and Stephanie Koraleski Professor of Collaboration Science, UNO

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements
Gary LaFree

Founding Director, START; Chair, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
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
Erin MIller Erin Miller

GTD Program Manager, START

Investigator, Staff Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Deradicalization, Disengagement
Elizabeth Yates

Radicalization and Disengagement (RaD) Researcher, START

Investigator, Staff Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior, Deradicalization, Disengagement
Egle Murauskaite

Senior Researcher & Simulation Developer, ICONS Project, START

Researcher Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Clark McCauley Clark McCauley

Professor of Psychology

Investigator Individual Behavior, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Photo of Brooke Liu Brooke Liu

Professor of Communication and START Affiliated Faculty Member

Investigator Resilience, Risk Communication
Brian Wingenroth

Research Software Architect, START

Researcher, Staff
Brent Smith Brent Smith

Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Director of Terrorism Research Center (TRC) in Fulbright College

Investigator

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