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

Gary LaFree


Gary LaFree

Founding Director, START; Chair, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

University of Maryland

Lead Investigator on START Research Projects

January 2005 to June 2009
June 2008 to December 2009
June 2001 to October 2022
June 2005 to June 2009
June 2017 to December 2024
July 2012 to December 2017
October 2008 to December 2012

Selected Publications

Terrorism and the Internet (Journal Article)
Lone-Offender Terrorists (Journal Article)
Policing Terrorism (Journal Article)

News References

CNN: Erin Burnett Out Front (START in the News)
Lessons from India (People Spotlight)
Washington Times: (START in the News)
Policing Terrorism (Featured Research)
The New Yorker: Rap Sheet (START in the News)
CQPolitics: (START in the News)
Chronicle of Higher Education (START in the News)