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, Executive Director / Research Director, 301-405-6821, apate@umd.edu

Last Names Starting With:

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
Namesort descending Job Title Role Institution
Douglas M. McLeod Former Investigator
Egle Murauskaite

Senior Researcher & Simulation Developer, ICONS Project, START

Researcher University of Maryland
Elaine Vaughan Former Investigator
Elise Miller-Hooks Former Investigator
Elizabet Petrun Sayers Former Investigator
Elizabeth Yates

Senior Researcher, START

Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
Emily Iarocci Former Investigator
Emina Herovic Former Researcher
Emmanuel Karagiannis Former Investigator
Enrique Arias Former Investigator
Erica Chenoweth Former Investigator
Erik Dahl Former Investigator
Erin Copland

Outreach and Transition Specialist

Acting Communications Manager

 

Staff University of Maryland
Erin MIller Erin Miller

GTD Program Manager, START

Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
Photo of Eva Coll Eva Coll

Experiential Education Specialist, START

Staff University of Maryland
Fran Norris Former Investigator
Frank Foley Former Researcher
Gabrielle Matuzsan Former Researcher
Gary Ackerman Gary Ackerman

Associate Professor, SUNY Albany

Investigator University at Albany, State University of New York
Gary LaFree

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

Investigator University of Maryland
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 University of Nebraska Omaha
H. Brinton Milward Former Investigator
Hamid Mohtadi Former Investigator
Hamilton Bean Former Investigator
Herbert Tinsley

Analyst, Government Accountability Office

Researcher

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