A research and education center within the University of Maryland. It aims to “advance science-based knowledge about the human causes and consequences of terrorism and serve as a leading resource for homeland security policymakers and practitioners in an effort to ensure that homeland security policies and operations reflect these understandings about human behaviors.” Through its educational programs, it aims to develop human capital for the homeland security enterprise.
- Data & Tools
- News & Media
- ‘Global Terrorism Database’ – open-source; includes information about over 113,000 terrorist events since 1970.
- An online calendar of past and upcoming events