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:

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Name Job Title Role Research Areas
Holly Roberts

Strategic Communications Lead, Akoya; University of Maryland Lecturer

Researcher Resilience, Risk Communication
Madeline Romm Madeline Romm

Researcher/Project Manager, START

Researcher Resilience, Risk Communication
Megan Rutter

Junior Researcher, START

Researcher, Staff Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Aaron Safer-Lichtenstein

Analyst, Government Accountability Office

Researcher Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Peter Simi

Associate Professor, Chapman University

Director, Earl Babbie Research Center

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior, Deradicalization, Disengagement
Steve Sin

Director, Unconventional Weapons and Technology (UWT)

Subject Matter Expert Instructor, National Center for Security & Preparedness

Investigator, Staff Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
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
Audrey Tetteh

ICONS Associate Director & Education Program Director

Investigator, Staff
Herbert Tinsley

Analyst, Government Accountability Office

Researcher Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Rhyner Washburn

Cyber Intelligence Researcher, START

Researcher, Staff Counterterrorism

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