A Department of Homeland Security Emeritus Center of Excellence led by the University of Maryland

Through curricular and experiential learning, START educates, mentors and trains the next generation of national security scholars and practitioners.

2009-10 Fellowships


2009-10 Fellowships

Post-Doctoral Fellows

Manuela Caiani, "Patterns of Right-Wing Political Radicalization Using the Internet within the United States and Europe"

Political Science, European University Institute

Mentor: Donatella della Porta

Frank Foley, "Comparative Analyses of British, French, and US Counterterrorism”

Political Science, Stanford University

Mentor: Martha Crenshaw

Joseph Young, “Why Do Terrorist Groups Endure?”

Criminology, Southern Illinois University

Mentor: Laura Dugan

Pre-Doctoral Fellows

Collin Barnes, "Acts of Terrorism As Offenses Against Honor"

University of Oklahoma

Mentor: Kelly Damphousse

Kurt Braddock, "Role of the Internet in Extremist Group Recruitment"

Communication, Pennsylvania State University

Mentor: John Horgan

William Parkin, "Homicide Victims of Terrorism and Ideologically Motivated Crime"

Criminology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

Mentor: Joshua D. Freilich

Lisa Sacco, "Counterterrorism and State Bureaucracy: An Examination of the State's Homeland Security Responsibility"

Criminology, University at Albany, State University of New York

Mentor: Victor Asal

Gabriella Sanchez, “Dynamics of Drug and Human Smuggling Organizations Operation Along US-Mexico Border”

Criminology, Arizona State University

Mentor: Enrique D. Arias

Anonymous Student, "Armed Groups' Provision of Public Goods: Situational Bargaining in Rebel-Donor Relationships"

Political Science, University of California- San Diego

Mentor: Shawn Flanigan

Arthur Bernhoff, “Strength in a Weakened State: Interpreting Hizb’allah’s Experiences as a Social Movement and Governing Coalition in Lebanon 1985-2013”​

International Relations, University of St. Andrews

Mentor: Alex P. Schmid