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

START People


START People

START has built a team which reflects our multidisciplinary approach, bringing together individuals from a wide range of academic and methodological backgrounds. In addition to conducting research, the START headquarters team provides administrative support and transition and outreach opportunities for the Consortium researchers. The organization's leadership includes:

William Braniff, Director, 301-405-4022, braniff@start.umd.edu

Amy Pate, Research Director, 301-405-6821, apate@umd.edu

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Name Job Titlesort descending Role Institution
Linda Bourque

Associate Director of the Center for Public Health and Disasters and Associate Director of the Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of California, Los Angeles
Kathleen Sherrieb

Associate Director of the National Center for Disaster Mental Health Research

Research Affiliate National Center for Disaster Mental Health Research
Jeremy G. Carter

Associate Professor and Director of Criminal Justice, School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Investigator Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
Anthony Lemieux Anthony Lemieux

Associate Professor of Communication and Lead Researcher of the Transcultural Conflict and Violence Program

Investigator Georgia State University
Lisa Keranen Lisa Keranen

Associate Professor of Communications, Director of National Communication Association Forum (NCA-F)

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Colorado Denver
Steven Chermak Steven Chermak

Associate Professor of Criminology

Investigator, Research Affiliate Michigan State University
Ryan King Ryan D. King

Associate Professor of Criminology

Investigator, Research Affiliate The Ohio State University
Susan Jones

Associate Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Minnesota
Johanna Birnir Johanna Birnir

Associate Professor of Government and Politics

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Erica Chenoweth Erica Chenoweth

Associate Professor of International Studies

Investigator, Research Affiliate University of Denver
Gina Scott Ligon Gina Scott Ligon

Associate Professor of Management and Director of R&D at the Center for Collaboration Science

Investigator University of Nebraska Omaha
Erik Dahl Erik Dahl

Associate Professor of National Security Affairs

Investigator, Research Affiliate Naval Postgraduate School
Mohammed Hafez

Associate Professor of National Security Affairs

Investigator, Research Affiliate Naval Postgraduate School
Victor Asal

Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of Public Administration

Investigator, Research Affiliate University at Albany, State University of New York
Rolin Mainuddin

Associate Professor of Political Science

Research Affiliate North Carolina Central University
Risa Brooks

Associate Professor of Political Science

Investigator, Research Affiliate Marquette University
Demis Glasford

Associate Professor of Psychology

Investigator, Research Affiliate John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
R. Karl Rethemeyer R. Karl Rethemeyer

Associate Professor of Public Administration & Policy

Investigator, Research Affiliate University at Albany, State University of New York
Joseph Young Joseph Young

Associate Professor of Public Affairs

Investigator, Research Affiliate American University
Peter Simi

Associate Professor, Chapman University

Director, Earl Babbie Research Center

Investigator, Research Affiliate Chapman University
Sue-Ming Yang Sue-Ming Yang

Associate Professor, Department of Criminology, Law and Society

Investigator, Research Affiliate George Mason University
Monique Turner

Associate Professor, Department of Prevention and Community Health

Research Affiliate George Washington University
Gary Ackerman Gary Ackerman

Associate Professor, SUNY Albany

Investigator, Research Affiliate University at Albany, State University of New York
David E. Cunningham

Associate Professor/Senior Researcher - Peace Research Institute Oslo

Research Affiliate University of Maryland
Jeff Gruenewald

Associate Professor

Investigator, Research Affiliate Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

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