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National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, University of Maryland
Expertise
Terrorism and Violent Extremism (Individual Behavior, Violent Groups and Movements, Terrorism and Society and Crime and Terrorism), Counterterrorism and Countering Violent Extremism, Community Resilience, Risk Communication, Radicalization, Deradicalization, Radical Beliefs and Behavior, Disengagement, Unconventional Weapons and Technology, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats


Faculty Members
Gary Ackerman - Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Amy Adamczyk - Sociology
Enrique Arias - Terrorism, Security Policy
Victor Asal - Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Jeffrey Bale - International Policy Studies
Hamilton Bean - Resilience, Risk Communication
Brandon Behlendorf - Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Roberta Belli
Bianca Bersani - Sociology
Vicki Bier – Engineering
Johanna Birnir - conflict, terrorism, politics
Bidisha Biswas - terrorism, conflict, radicalization, border security
Jeremy Carter - Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism
David Carter - Criminal Justice
Erica Chenoweth - Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior, Deradicalization, Disengagement
Steven Chermak - terrorism, extremism, media and crime/terrorism
Caron Chess - Environmental Communication
Claudio Cioffi-Revilla - Computational Social Science
Obie Clayton - Sociology
Martha Crenshaw - Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements
Susan Cutter - terrorism, resilience, WMD
Erik Dahl - Terrorism and Society, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism
Kelly Damphousse - Terrorism and Society
Donatella della Porta - terrorism, political violence, corruption, policing
Kathleen Deloughery - terrorism
Laura Dugan - Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Disengagement
Nina Fefferman
Shira Fishman - terrorism, extremism, radicalization
Kevin Fitzpatrick
Shawn Flanigan -Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism
Joshua Freilich -Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism
Michele Gelfand - negotiation, conflict, justice
Demis Glasford
Jeffrey Gruenewald - Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism
Ted Robert Gurr
Mohammed Hafez
Paul Harwood - terrorism, radicalization, media/public communications
John Horgan - Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior, Deradicalization, Disengagement
Paul Huth - terrorism, insurgency, impact on civilians
Emily Iarocci -Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Katherine Worboys Izsak
Shanaka Jayasekara
Michael Jensen - Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism
Brian Johnson - Crime and Terrorism
Susan Jones
Sharad Joshi - Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
Emmanuel Karagiannis - Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Lisa Keranen - Terrorism and Society, Resilience, Risk Communication
Ryan King - Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Arie Kruglanski - psychology, terrorism, extremism, de-radicalization
Steven Kull
Gary LaFree - Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Anthony Lemieux - Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Countering Violent Extremism, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Christian Leuprecht - resilience, terrorism, security policy, Islamic radicalization
Mark Lichbach - Guerilla Insurgency
Gina Scott Ligon - Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements
Brooke Liu - Resilience, Risk Communication
David Maimon
Rolin Mainuddin
Clark McCauley - Individual Behavior, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Douglas McLeod - radicalization, media and terrorism
Dennis Mileti - Risk Communication
Erin Miller - Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism, Deradicalization, Disengagement
H. Brinton Milward
Lyubov Mincheva
Mansoor Moaddel
Assaf Moghadam - Violent Groups and Movements
Sophia Moskalenko
Peter Neumann - Terrorism and Society, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Alan Neustadtl
Fran Norris - community resilience, public health impacts of terrorism
Ann Norwood - Terrorism and Society, Individual Behavior, Resilience, Risk Communication, Chemical and Biological Threats, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
William Parkin
Amy Pate - Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Radiological and Nuclear Threats
James Pennebaker - psychology, media and terrorism, radicalization, terrorist networks, September 11th
Elizabeth Petrun - Terrorism and Society, Resilience, Risk Communication
Betty Pfefferbaum - community resilience, preparedness, media and terrorism
Charles Ragin - Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Magnus Ranstorp - asymetric threats, Islamic radicalization
James Regens
R. Karl Rethemeyer - homeland security, IEDs, WMD, political violence, terrorism, threat assessment
Paxton Roberts
Nil Satana - Violent Groups and Movements, Counterterrorism, Countering Violent Extremism
John Sawyer - Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Individual Behavior, Counterterrorism, Radiological and Nuclear Threats, Radical Beliefs and Behavior
Alex Schmid - Terrorism and Society
Monica Schoch-Spana - Resilience, Risk Communication
Tara Sell
Peter Simi - Criminology and Criminal Justice
Rashmi Singh - metrics of success in Global War on Terror and Global Jihad, Terrorism
Kathleen Smarick - Terrorism, Extremism, Global security, Education & Training
Brent Smith - terrorism, extremism, border security
Terence Thornberry
Kathleen Tierney - Sociology
Bert Useem - Sociology
Elaine Vaughan - Community risk and resilience
Stevan Weine - psychology of terrorism, radicalization, community resilience, security policy
David Weisburd - Violent Groups and Movements, Crime and Terrorism, Resilience
Jonathan Wilkenfeld - ethnic political violence, extremist organizations, group decision making
Margaret Wilson – Psychology, terrorist bomb attacks
Michele Wood Resilience, Risk Communication
Sue-Ming Yang
Joseph Young - Terrorism and Society, Violent Groups and Movements, Countering Violent Extremism
Jun Zhuang - Terrorism and Society, Counterterrorism
Also see: http://www.start.umd.edu/investigators






Contact Info
Primary Contact: Sarah Fishering, Research Transition Manager
8400 Baltimore Ave.
Suite 250
College Park, MD 20740
Phone: 301-405-6600
Email: sfishering@start.umd.edu
Website Address: www.start.umd.edu

Center/Researcher Information
  • Certified in Human Subjects Training (e.g., citi tran): No
  • Justice Agencies likely to collaborate with:
    Department of Homeland Security
    Department of Justice
    Department of Defense
    Department of State
    CIA
    FBI
    NSA
    State & Local law enforcement
    Fusion Centers


  • Type of Outreach/Activities Engages In:
    Research Seminars, Major Terror incident background reports, newsletters, graduate certificate in terrorism studies, media interviews, Webinars, Symposia, Research Round Tables, Brown Bags, Training, Traditional education, Internships, Lectures

  • Grant Writing Expertise: Yes

  • Past sources of research funding:
    DHS, DOD, FEMA, DNDO, State Department, NIJ, DTRA

  • Current Projects:
    see http://www.start.umd.edu/start/research/projects/

  • Number of Administrative Assistants and Staff: 20
 
 
 
 
 
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