The overall mission of the Terrorism Research Center (TRC) is to use the tools of social science and data analytics to promote safer communities, inform evidence-based policies, and train the next generation of researchers and law enforcement professionals.

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Projects from 2020

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Failed and Foiled Islamic Terrorist Plots Targeting Military Personnel in the United States Since 9/11, Jeff Gruenewald

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Less than Half of Racially-Motivated Homicides Result in Official Hate Crime Charges, Jeff Gruenewald and Katie Ratcliff

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30 years of Deadly Hate and Bias Crimes, Jeff Gruenewald, Katie Ratcliff, Taylor June, Grayson Goyer, and Haley Pyle

Projects from 2019

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An intervention analysis of fatal far-right extremist violence within a vector-autoregressive framework, Joshua D. Freilich, Vladimir Bejan, William S. Parkin, Steven M. Chermak, and Jeff Gruenewald

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The Situated Contexts of American Terrorism: A Conjunctive Analysis of Case Configurations, Jeff Gruenewald, Grant Drawve, and Brent L. Smith

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Suspicious preoperational activities and law enforcement interdiction of terrorist plots, Jeff Gruenewald, Brent R. Klein, Grant Drawve, Brent L. Smith, Katie Ratcliff, and Katie Ratcliff

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Longevity of American Terrorists: Factors Affecting Sustainability, [United States], 1980-2015 (ICPSR 37175), Brent L. Smith

Projects from 2018

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Precursor activities related to U.S. terrorism incidents, Jeff Gruenewald

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Tracking Domestic Terrorism: A Conversation with Brent Smith, Gary LaFree and Brent L. Smith

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Sequencing Terroists' Precursor Behaviors: A Crime Specific Anlaysis, United States, 1980-2012, Brent L. Smith

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The Longevity of American Terrorists: Factors Affecting Sustainability, Brent L. Smith, Jeff Gruenewald, Katie Ratcliff, Paxton Roberts, and Madeline Brice

Projects from 2017

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Spatial Analysis of U.S. Terrorism Incidents, Summer Jackson, Katie Ratcliff, and Brent L. Smith

Projects from 2016

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A Community-Level Comparison of Terrorism Movements in the United States, Kevin M. Fitzpatrick, Jeff Gruenewald, Brent L. Smith, and Paxton Roberts

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Opportunity, Group Structure, Temporal Patterns, and Successful Outcomes of Far-Right Terrorism Incidents in the United States, Brent R. Klein, Jeff Gruenewald, and Brent L. Smith

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Sequencing Terrorists' Precursor Behaviors: A Crime Specific Analysis, Brent L. Smith, Jeff Gruenewald, Kelly R. Damphousse, Paxton Roberts, Katie Ratcliff, Brent R. Klein, and Ian Brecht

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Temporal Sequencing, Incident Sophistication, and Terrorist Outcomes, Brent L. Smith, Jeff Gruenewald, Brent R. Klein, Katie Ratcliff, Summer Jackson, and Ian Brecht

Projects from 2015

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Patterns of Lone Actor Terrorism in the United States, Brent L. Smith, Paxton Roberts, Jeff Gruenewald, and Brent R. Klein

Projects from 2013

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Update on Geospatial Patterns of Antecedent Behavior among Perpetrators in the American Terrorism Study (ATS), Brent L. Smith, Paxton Roberts, and Kelly Damphousse

Projects from 2009

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Patterns of precursor behaviors in the life span of a U.S. environmental terrorist group, Brent L. Smith and Kelly R. Damphousse

Projects from 2008

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Geospatial and Temporal Patterns of Preparatory Conduct Among American Terrorists, Jackson Cothren, Brent L. Smith, Paxton Roberts, and Kelly R. Damphousse

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A Look at Terrorist Behavior: How They Prepare, Where They Strike, Brent L. Smith

Projects from 2007

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The Morning After: Assessing the Effect of Major Terrorism Events on Prosecution Strategies and Outcomes, Kelly R. Damphousse and Chris Shields

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American Terrorism Study, 1980-2002, Brent L. Smith and Kelly R. Damphousse