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:

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Name Job Titlesort descending Role Institution
Sophia Moskalenko

Postdoctoral Research Fellow for START

Investigator Bryn Mawr College
Katy Lindquist

Principal Research Scientist, NSI Inc.

Former Investigator
Photo of Brooke Liu Brooke Liu

Professor of Communication and START Affiliated Faculty Member

Investigator University of Maryland
Prabhakar Misra Prabhakar Misra

Professor of Physics

Investigator Howard University
Stevan Weine Stevan Weine

Professor of Psychiatry

Investigator University of Illinois at Chicago
Clark McCauley Clark McCauley

Professor of Psychology

Investigator Bryn Mawr College
Joshua Freilich

Professor

Investigator John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
Ramon F. Brena

Professor

Researcher Tecnologico de Monterrey
Sharif Ceesay

Program Coordinator

Staff University of Maryland
Liberty Day, START Liberty Day

Program Director for Education and Training

Staff University of Maryland
Salma Bouziani

Project Manager/Researcher, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Markus Binder

Project Manager/Researcher, START

Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
Elizabeth Yates

Radicalization and Disengagement (RaD) Researcher, START

Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
Laura Dugan Laura Dugan

Ralph Mershon Professor of Human Security and Professor of Sociology 

Investigator The Ohio State University
Karina Panyan

Research Assistant, Global Terrorism Database (GTD), START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Brian Wingenroth

Research Software Architect, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Ron Capps

Researcher & Simulation Developer, ICONS Project, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Devin Ellis

Researcher, ARLIS

Former Investigator University of Maryland
Tyler Yates Tyler Yates

Researcher, Global Terrorism Database (GTD)

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Oleksiy Krylyuk photo Oleksiy Krylyuk

Researcher, GTD

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Margaret Hayden Margaret Hayden

Researcher, GTD

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Amy Iandiorio Amy Iandiorio

Researcher, GTD

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Martha Crenshaw Martha Crenshaw

Researcher, Political Science/International Relations

Investigator Stanford University
Jacob Loewner

Researcher, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Sheehan Kane

Researcher/Data Collection Manager, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland

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