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Single-issue Terrorism

Single-issue Terrorism

Project Title Investigators Project Period
A Multi-Level Approach to the Study of Violent Extremism Gary LaFree, Michael Jensen January, 2018 to December, 2020
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency SIGMA+ Thomas Guarrieri, Marcus A. Boyd, Steve Sin July, 2018 to April, 2020
Global Terrorism Database (GTD) Acceleration Erin Miller January, 2019 to January, 2020
Global Terrorism Database (GTD) Erin Miller, Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan June, 2001 to January, 2020
The Terrorism and Extremist Violence in the United States (TEVUS) Database Gary LaFree, Brent Smith, Joshua Freilich, Steven Chermak, Erin Miller, William Braniff, Kathleen Smarick March, 2009 to September, 2019
A Comparative Study of Violent Extremism and Gangs Gary LaFree, Scott H. Decker, David C. Pyrooz January, 2015 to March, 2019
Empirical Assessment of Domestic Disengagement and Deradicalization (EAD3) Michael Jensen, Peter Simi, Gina Scott Ligon January, 2015 to December, 2018
Country Reports on Terrorism - Statistical Annex Gary LaFree, Erin Miller May, 2012 to May, 2018
Geospatial and Temporal Patterns of US Terrorism Brent Smith, Kelly Damphousse July, 2012 to December, 2017
Patterns of U.S. Extremist Crime Jeff Gruenewald, Joshua Freilich, Steven Chermak, William Parkin July, 2012 to December, 2017
Empirical Assessment of Domestic Radicalization (EADR) Michael Jensen, Gary LaFree January, 2013 to December, 2016
Key Dimensions in Understanding Terrorist Bomb Attacks Margaret Wilson June, 2008 to May, 2010
Extremist Crime Database Related Projects Joshua Freilich, Steven Chermak
Project Title Publication Date START Authors Publication Type
Analyzing Catastrophic Terrorist Events with Applications to the Food Industry January 2007 Journal Article
Comparison of Honor Killings to Anti-LGBTQ Homicides January 2018 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Journal Article
Empirical Assessment of Domestic Radicalization (EADR) December 2016 LaFree, Gary; Tinsley, Herbert; Stevenson, John; Jensen, Michael; James, Patrick START Reports
Europe's Jihadist Dilemma July 2006 Neumann, Peter Journal Article
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS) May 2020 Yates, Elizabeth; Jensen, Michael; Kane, Sheehan Research Brief
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS) October 2018 Safer-Lichtenstein, Aaron ; Yates, Elizabeth; LaFree, Gary; Jensen, Michael; James, Patrick Research Brief
Single-issue Terrorism May 2019 Ackerman, Gary Book Chapter
Targeting Strategies in Single-Issue Bomb Attacks January 2016 Wilson, Margaret Journal Article
Terrorist Attacks on Educational Institutions December 2014 Miller, Erin Background Report
Trajectories of Terrorism: Attack Patterns of Foreign Groups That Have Targeted the United States, 1970-1994 August 2009 LaFree, Gary; Crenshaw, Martha Journal Article
Image Title Job Title Institution
Brandon A. Sullivan

Assistant Professor

Indiana University Southeast
Clark McCauley Clark McCauley

Professor of Psychology

Bryn Mawr College
Erica Chenoweth Erica Chenoweth

Associate Professor of International Studies

University of Denver
Erin MIller Erin Miller

GTD Program Manager, START

University of Maryland
Jeff Gruenewald

Associate Professor

Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
Joshua Freilich


John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
Laura Dugan Laura Dugan

Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

University of Maryland
Mila Jonns Mila Johns

Former Researcher

Omi Hodwitz

Assistant Professor

University of Idaho
Samuel D. Henkin

Assistant Research Scientist, START

University of Maryland
Sharad Joshi

Assistant Professor, Middlebury Institute of International Studies

Associate Fellow of International Security, Chatham House

Middlebury Institute of International Studies
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