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

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
Aaron Safer-Lichtenstein

Analyst, Government Accountability Office

Researcher
Adam Martin

Junior Researcher – Geospatial Analyst

Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Alan Neustadtl Former Investigator
Alejandro Beutel Former Researcher
Alexander Jonas

Web Developer, ICONS Project, START

Staff University of Maryland
Alexandra Williams

Junior Researcher

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Amy Adamczyk Former Investigator
Amy Pate Amy Pate

Executive Director & Research Director, START

Investigator, Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Andrew Godard Former Researcher
Anita Atwell Seate

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland

Affiliate Assistant Professor, START

Investigator University of Maryland
Ann Bowman Former Investigator
Ann Norwood Former Investigator
Anthony Lemieux Anthony Lemieux

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

Investigator Georgia State University
Arie Kruglanski

Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Investigator University of Maryland
Arri Abarcar

Business Services Specialist, START

Staff University of Maryland
Assaf Moghadam Former Investigator
Audrey Tetteh

ICONS Associate Director & Education Program Director

Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
Barnett Koven Barnett S. Koven

Training Director

Near-peer Competition Lead Researcher

Counterterrorism Lead Researcher

Investigator, Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Benjamin Evans

Faculty Research Assistant, Global Terrorism Database, START

Research Affiliate, Staff University of Maryland
Bert Useem Former Investigator
Beth Blake

Web Developer, ICONS Project

Staff University of Maryland
Betty Pfefferbaum Former Investigator
Bidisha Biswas Former Investigator Western Washington University
Blessing Awe

Human Resources Coordinator, START

Staff University of Maryland
Bo Jiang, START Bo Jiang

Graduate Research Assistant, START

Researcher University of Maryland

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