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About the Report. This report summarizes the findings of Phase 1 of the PT2R project, a study in the structural design of terrorism and targeted violence research as a profession. Drawn from qualitative analysis of interviews with 35 active terrorism and targeted violence researchers, this report provides a comprehensive job analysis of terrorism research which can be used to inform future selection, assessment, and training of researchers. Additionally, we explore the issue of exposure to traumatic material as a necessary component of terrorism and targeted violence research and identify job-embedded risk factors for psychosocial harm to researchers.