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
Name Job Title Role Institution
John Stevenson Former Researcher
Brandon A. Sullivan Former Researcher
Jeannette Sutton Former Researcher
Susan Szmania Former Researcher
Terence Thornberry Former Investigator
Kathleen Tierney Former Investigator
Herbert Tinsley

Analyst, Government Accountability Office

Researcher
Roger Tourangeau Former Researcher
Monique Turner Former Researcher
Bert Useem Former Investigator
Elaine Vaughan Former Investigator
Rhyner Washburn

Cyber Intelligence Researcher, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Peter Weinberger Former Researcher
Stevan Weine Stevan Weine

Professor of Psychiatry

Investigator University of Illinois at Chicago
David Weisburd Former Investigator
Princess White

Senior Program Manager, START

Staff University of Maryland
Jonathan Wilkenfeld Jonathan Wilkenfeld

Founding Director, ICONS Project, START

Research Professor

Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
Alexandra Williams

Junior Researcher

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Margaret Wilson

Affiliated Faculty, Course Director of the MSc in Forensic Psychology

Investigator University of Surrey (UK)
Brian Wingenroth

Research Software Architect, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Michele Wood Former Investigator
Sue-Ming Yang Former Investigator
Elizabeth Yates

Radicalization and Disengagement (RaD) Researcher, START

Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
Joseph Young Former Investigator
Jun Zhuang Former Investigator

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