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.
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
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.
To say that John Steinbruner always made time for colleagues and students would be an understatement. Dr.
CISSM graduate assistant Zafar Imran was selected from among 4,000 graduate students to receive an
The Carnegie Corporation of New York awarded a new $500,000 grant to CISSM in support of its research and educational p
Ian Andrews, a second-year masters of public policy student specializing in international security and economic policy, has been selected as a 2015 fellow for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)’s competitive Graduate Fellowship Program.
NOTE: CISSM and its affiliate, the Program for Public Consultation, published a similar study on this topic in the summer of 2014: "American Attitudes on Negotiations with Iran:
Theresa Hitchens, the former director of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), is joining CISSM as a senior research scholar after 5 years at the U.N. body.
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.
Two University of Maryland School of Public Policy students, from two different backgrounds, came together to write an op-ed in the Baltimore Sun, "Opportunity in a Shared Enemy,"
A research group that includes CISSM scholar Kevin Jones was awarded a three-year grant by the Department of Defense’s Minerva Initiative to investigate the impact of development aid on conflict. The $2.5 million project, entitled “Aiding Resilience?
A new survey of the Iranian public,"Iranian Attitudes on Nuclear Negotiations," finds that the majority of Iranians would support their government making a deal on Iran’s nuclear program that i
More than 60 percent of Americans favor making a deal with Iran that would limit Iran’s enrichment capacity and impose additional intrusive inspections in exchange for the lifting of some sanctions. This includes 62 percent of Republicans, 65 percent of Democrats and 51 percent of independents.
CISSM Senior Fellow Catherine Kelleher was awarded a $280,000 grant by the Naval Supply Systems Command to complete a study entitled "Missile Defense, Extended Deterrence and Nonproliferation in the 21st Century."
CISSM Director John Steinbruner and Graduate Fellow Ebrahim Mohseni participated in a March 2014 dialogue with Iranian religious leaders in Tehran.
The Deep Cuts Commission, which includes CISSM Senior Fellows Steve Fetter and Catherine Kelleher, released its inaugural report, "Preparing for Deep Cuts: Options for Enhancing Euro-Atlantic and International Security."