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 T W Y
Namesort ascending Job Title Role Research Areas
Photo of William Braniff William Braniff

Department Chair, START Director

Professor of the Practice, University of Maryland

Editorial Board, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague

Research Advisory Board, RESOLVE Network

Independent Advisory Committee (IAC), Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT)

International Advisory Board, Hedayah Center

Investigator, Staff Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Victor Asal

Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of Public Administration

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Steven Chermak Steven Chermak

Associate Professor of Criminology

Investigator
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
Stevan Weine Stevan Weine

Professor of Psychiatry

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Resilience
Sophia Moskalenko

Postdoctoral Research Fellow for START

Investigator
R. Karl Rethemeyer R. Karl Rethemeyer

Associate Professor of Public Administration & Policy

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Prabhakar Misra Prabhakar Misra

Professor of Physics

Investigator Terrorism and Society, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats, 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
Nathan Meehan

Director of Research and Development, Second Sight Training Systems, LLC

Investigator Resilience

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