The Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM) conducts research, informs policy debates, and helps current and future leaders find creative solutions to complex global challenges.
CISSM's many research projects and outreach activities impact policy development and the public good by:
Four cross-cutting themes connect faculty, researchers, and students working on CISSM’s research agenda:
- managing competition and cooperation in international relations
- reducing risks from dual-use technologies
- enhancing human security
- improving multi-stakeholder global governance