The UMass Lowell Center for Terrorism and Security Studies (CTSS) leads and facilitates scientific research, education and training to help understand and respond to the evolution, convergence and complexity of domestic and foreign security challenges.

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  • 200+

    Interns trained

  • 4,655,000

    Funding for CTSS research

  • 150+

    Books, articles and chapters published.

Meet Our Students

Matthew Chigas at his internship with the Nashua (N.H.) Office of Emergency Management, training other city offices and community organizations in security and emergency response.
Matthew Chigas '17, '19
Criminal Justice, Security Studies

Internships in the Middle East and in Nashua, N.H., launched Matthew Chigas on an ambitious career path.

I try to get my hands in everything.
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