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

Investigators


Investigators

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 descending Job Title Role Research Areas
Erin MIller Erin Miller

GTD Program Manager, START

Investigator, Staff Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Deradicalization, Disengagement
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
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
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
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
Jonathan Wilkenfeld Jonathan Wilkenfeld

Founding Director, ICONS Project, START

Research Professor

Investigator, Staff
Joshua Freilich

Professor

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism
Katherine Izsak Katherine Worboys Izsak

Academic Director, UMD College of Information (iSchool)

Investigator Countering Violent Extremism, Resilience
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
Marcus A. Boyd

Geospatial Research Unit (GRU) Director, START

Director of Graduate Studies, START

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

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