Dr. Glaser Receives the 2018 ISA ISSS Award

Dr. Charles Glaser, director of ISCS, recently received the ISA International Security Studies Section 2018 Distinguished Scholar Award. The Distinguished Scholar Award is given for life achievement in International Security Studies. Nominees for this honor have made...
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About ISCS

The Institute for Security and Conflict Studies (ISCS) is an energetic academic community dedicated to furthering the study of international security. Through a variety of programs and research initiatives we aim 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.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Event Dates:

ISCS Security Policy Workshop Series Fall 2018

Aug. 27 – Sameer Lalwani, Stimson Center

Title: TBD

Sept. 17 – Jennifer Erickson, Boston College

Title: Social Reputation, Public Opinion, and US Nuclear Non-Use in the Cold War

Oct. 1 – Andrew Kydd, University of Wisconsin

Title: Why Bureaucrats Leak

Oct. 15 –  Eugene Charles Gholz, Notre Dame

Title: No Man’s Sea: Implications for Theory and Strategy

Nov. 5 – Galen Jackson, Williams College

Title: Under the Cover of Realism: The Middle East and the Fall of Detente, 1969-1977

Nov. 26 –  Joslyn Barnhart Trager, Wesleyan University

Title: Inciting Nationalism: The Domestic and International Context of Status Rhetoric

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Recent Publications


Su, Ruolin, Alexander B. Downes, and Lindsey A. O’Rourke. “Reconsidering the Outcomes of Foreign-Imposed Regime Change.” International Security 42, no. 3 (January 1, 2018):

172–77. https://doi.org/10.1162/ISEC_c_00309.




Alexandra Délano Alonso and Harris Mylonas. 2017. “The Microfoundations of Diaspora Politics: Unpacking the State and Disaggregating the Diaspora,” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies





Harris Mylonas and Marko Žilović. 2017. “Foreign Policy Priorities and Ethnic Return Migration Policies: Group-Level Variation in Greece and Serbia,” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.


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Phone: (202) 994-7158

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Washington, D.C. 20052