Director Alexander Downes published an op-ed piece titled “Could U.S. actions topple Iran’s government?” in the Washington Post on January 11, 2020. He explores the options the United States has to facilitate a regime change in Iran but remains pessimistic of such a change occurring. You can read more here.
Director Glaser Receives OVPR Distinguished Scholar Award
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.
ISCS Security Policy Workshop Series Spring 2020
Jan. 27 – Caroline Hartzell, Gettysburg College
Title: Citizens’ Perceptions of Peace Agreement Fairness: A Micro-level Perspective on War-ending Bargains
Feb. 10 – Melissa Willard-Foster, University of Vermont
Title: Does Instability Help or Hinder Coercion? Re-Evaluating Libya’s Reconciliation with the West
Feb. 24 – Hein Goemans, University of Rochester
Title: Maps to Die For?
Mar. 9 – Steven Ward, Cornell University
Mar. 30 – Anoop Sarbahi, University of Minnesota
Apr. 13 – Barbara Elias, Bowdoin College
Apr. 27 – Jessica Weeks, University of Wisconsin
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