The Institute for Security and Conflict Studies is an energetic academic community dedicated to furthering the study of international security.
Our mission is to advance scholarly research on international conflict and strengthen the field of security studies through graduate education; improve public understanding of key international security issues; and inform policy debates related to U.S. national security.
Co-Director Alex Downes
Co-Director Charles Glaser
Note: All events take place 4:00-5:30 pm and will be streamed via WebEx (links below)
September 28 | The Causes of Modern Conquest
with Melissa Lee, Dan Altman
with Anoop Sarbahi
October 26 | The Assurance Dilemma in Coercive International Politics
with Reid Pauly
November 9 | Artificial Intelligence and Crisis Decision Making
with Erik Lee-Greenberg
November 23 | The Sovereignty Dilemma in Counterinsurgency Interventions
with Barbara Elias
ISCS Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Ph.D. candidates in political science, history, public policy, and other related fields who have made substantial progress on their dissertation, passed all qualifying exams and advanced the level of Ph.D. candidacy are invited to apply to the ISCS Pre-Doctoral Fellowship.