CISSM News

SPP students present research with support from Steinbruner Student Support Fund

March 28, 2016

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.

Media coverage of CISSM study of Iranian public opinion

February 05, 2016

The publication of "Iranian Attitudes in Advance of the Parliamentary Elections: Economics, Politics, and Foreign Affairs" garnered a number of mentions in newsmedia around the world. Below is a list of some of the more prominent mentions or uses of the study.

Gallagher and Hitchens discuss the weaponization of space

January 14, 2016

CISSM Interim Director Nancy Gallagher and CISSM Senior Research Scholar Theresa Hitchens participated in a January 11, 2016 discussion on "Space W

CISSM awarded UMD grant to crowdsource space object database

January 11, 2016

The CISSM project to crowdsource a comprehensive, open-access database of space objects received a boost when the University of Maryland awarded it with a $50,000 seed grant to demonstrate the proof of concept.

Q & A with Kirill Tanaev, 2015 visiting ISKRAN fellow

September 15, 2015

Soon after arriving in College Park, MD, for his fellowship earlier this fall, Kirill Tanaev sat down with CISSM to discuss his background and goals for his visit.

Majority of Iranian public approves of pursuing nuclear agreement, new study finds

June 23, 2015

NOTE: CISSM published a related study in collaboration with the University of Tehran in September 2014: "Iranian Attitudes on Nuclear Negotiations." CISSM and the Program for Public Consult

Nancy Gallagher appointed interim director of CISSM

May 21, 2015

Robert Orr, the dean of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, announced today that he was appointing Nancy Gallagher, who has been the associate director of research at CISSM since 2001, to be CISSM's interim director.

CISSM and SPP launch student support fund in memory of John D. Steinbruner

May 19, 2015

To say that John Steinbruner always made time for colleagues and students would be an understatement. Dr.