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Catherine Kelleher Participates In Munich Security Conference

CISSM Senior Fellow Catherine Kelleher participated in the Munich Security Conference, where she and other commissioners from the European American Security Initiative formally presented the project''s final report.

CISSM launches updated website

As part of an effort to make CISSM research and the work of its faculty and associates more widely accessible, CISSM redesigned and relaunched its website this month.

SPP students present research with support from Steinbruner Student Support Fund

Financial support from the Steinbruner Student Support Fund enabled one current and one former doctoral student from the School of Public Policy to present their research at the 2016 annual International Studies Association meeting, which was held in Atlanta from March 16-19, 2016.

Jane Holl Lute Hosted At CISSM Forum

CISSM hosted Jane Holl Lute, the deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, for a special CISSM Forum in the Van Munching Hall atrium.

Jaganath Sankaran Awarded Yamamoto-Scheffelin Endowment

The Yamamoto-Scheffelin Endowment for Dissertation Research awarded Jaganath Sankaran, a CISSM research scholar, its first ever dissertation prize upon completion of Sankaran’s dissertation, “Debating Space Security: Capabilities and Vulnerabilities.”

I.M. Mac Destler Recognized For Public Service As Political Scientist

The National Capital Area Political Science Association awarded CISSM Senior Fellow I. M. "Mac" Destler with its 2012 Walter Beach Pi Sigma Alpha Award in recognition of his life-long public service as a political scientist. View Destler''s acceptance remarks.

Catherine Kelleher convenes nuclear stability workshop

The future of U.S.-Russian relations after Crimea, the impact of nuclear trafficking on stability, the role of international organizations in maintaining order, and the question of whether or not a world free of nuclear weapons would actually be more peaceful were all on the agenda at a workshop organized by CISSM Senior Fellow Catherine Kelleher in Berlin earlier this month.

CISSM Graduate Fellow Nancy Hayden wins dissertation prize

Scholars have struggled for decades to understand why certain civil conflicts persist over time and how best to effectively end them. In her doctoral dissertation, CISSM Graduate Fellow Nancy Hayden took a new approach to this challenge, applying dynamic systems modelling to better understand a number of persistent African conflicts and identifying how, if applied judiciously, certain international interventions can transform conflicts.

CISSM Welcomes ISKRAN Fellow Korney Kozlov

CISSM welcomes ISKRAN Fellow Korney Kozlov who is spending the fall at the School of Public Policy.