CISSM Co-hosts African Security Panel

April 26, 2010

CISSM co-hosted an African Security Panel on April 23, which featured CISSM Research Fellow Daniel Levine, Graduate Assistant Michael Kniss, and others.

CISSM Receives John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Grant

March 08, 2010

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded CISSM a $350,000 grant in support of its Advanced Methods of Cooperative Security Program.

Nancy Gallagher Addresses Middle Powers Initiative

January 25, 2010

CISSM Research Director Nancy Gallagher addressed the Middle Powers Initiative’s "Atlanta Consultation III: Fulfilling the NPT" conference.

Catherine Kelleher Appointed To Euro-Atlantic Security Initiative

January 04, 2010

Catherine Kelleher, a CISSM Senior Fellow and a College Park Professor, was recently appointed to the Euro-Atlantic Security Initiative (EASI), a high-level international commission sponsored by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, whose goal is to lay the intellectual foundation for an inclusive Euro-Atlantic security system for the twenty-first century....

John Steinbruner To Chair National Research Council Committee

December 20, 2009

CISSM Director John Steinbruner was selected to chair the National Research Council''s Committee on Deterring Cyberattacks.

School of Public Policy Graduate Establishes Yamamoto-Scheffelin Endowment

December 15, 2009

School of Public Policy graduate establishes Yamamoto-Scheffelin Endowment for Policy Research to support the CISSM Forum, with a primary focus on supporting the preparation of research papers related to policy topics discussed at the forum.

Irina Bokova Selected As Director General UNESCO

September 23, 2009

Irina Bokova, a Bulgarian diplomat and a former fellow of the CISSM-affiliated Maryland Seminar on Foreign Policymaking, was recently selected to be director general of UNESCO.

Catherine Kelleher Honored With Hubert H. Humphery Award

August 24, 2009

The American Political Science Association has awarded CISSM senior fellow Catherine McArdle Kelleher its prestigious Hubert H. Humphery Award in recognition of her years of public service. The award was presented at the association’s annual fall conference.

Jonas Siegel Joins CISSM As Research Associate

July 12, 2009

Jonas Siegel, the former editor of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, has joined CISSM as a research associate.

Steve Fetter Appointed Assistant Director, Office Of Science And Technology Policy

March 23, 2009

Steve Fetter dean of the School of Public Policy for the past four years and Senior Fellow at CISSM, has been appointed assistant director at-large at the Office of Science and Technology Policy