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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Namesort descending Job Title Role Institution
Herbert Tinsley

Analyst, Government Accountability Office

Researcher
Holly Roberts

Affiliated Faculty, Strategic Communications Lead at Akoya

Former Investigator
Ingrid Schulz Former Researcher
Irina A. Iles Former Researcher
Jacob Loewner

Researcher, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
James A. Piazza Former Researcher
James Pennebaker Former Investigator
Jarret Brachman Former Researcher
Jeannette Sutton Former Researcher
Jeff Gruenewald

Associate Professor and Director of the Terrorism Research Center, University of Arkansas

Investigator University of Arkansas
Jeffrey Bale Former Investigator
Jeremy Backstrom Former Researcher
Jeremy G. Carter Former Investigator
Jessica Rivinius Jessica Rivinius

Director of News and Media Relations

Former Researcher Miami University
Jillian Quigley Former Researcher
Johanna Birnir Former Investigator
John Sawyer John Sawyer

Director of Strategic Corporate Research Relationships

Former Investigator University of Maryland
John Stevenson Former Researcher
Jonathan Kennedy Former Researcher
Jonathan Wilkenfeld Jonathan Wilkenfeld

Founding Director, ICONS Project, START

Research Professor

Investigator, Staff University of Maryland
Photo of Joe Oudin Joseph Oudin

Data Collection Manager

Global Terrorism Database (GTD) Researcher, START

Researcher, Staff University of Maryland
Joseph Young Former Investigator
Joshua Freilich

Professor

Investigator John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
Julia Fraustino Former Researcher
Julie Callis

Director of Administrative Services, START

Staff University of Maryland

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