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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Namesort ascending Job Title Role Research Areas
Madeline Romm Madeline Romm

Researcher/Project Manager, START

Researcher Resilience, Risk Communication
Laura Dugan Laura Dugan

Ralph Mershon Professor of Human Security and Professor of Sociology 

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Disengagement
Kurt Braddock

Assistant Professor, American University

Researcher Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior, Deradicalization, Disengagement
Katherine Izsak Katherine Worboys Izsak

Academic Director, UMD College of Information (iSchool)

Investigator Countering Violent Extremism, Resilience
Karina Panyan

Research Assistant, Global Terrorism Database (GTD), START

Researcher, Staff Terrorism and Society, Crime and Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Joshua Freilich

Professor

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism
Photo of Joe Oudin Joseph Oudin

Data Collection Manager

Global Terrorism Database (GTD) Researcher, START

Researcher, Staff Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism
Jonathan Wilkenfeld Jonathan Wilkenfeld

Founding Director, ICONS Project, START

Research Professor

Investigator, Staff
Jeff Gruenewald

Associate Professor and Director of the Terrorism Research Center, University of Arkansas

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Jacob Loewner

Researcher, START

Researcher, Staff Terrorism and Society

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