Energy Security Faculty Affiliates

Energy Security Working Group Members

  • Jeff Colgan, Assistant Professor, American University
  • Alexander Downes, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, The George Washington University
  • Eugene Gholz, Associate Professor of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Charles Glaser, Director, Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, The George Washington University
  • Llewelyn Hughes, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, The George Washington University
  • Rosemary Kelanic, Associate Director, Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, The George Washington University
  • Marcus King, Director of Research, Elliott School of International Affairs; Associate Research Professor of International Affairs, The George Washington University
  • Robert Orttung, Associate Research Professor of International Affairs, The George Washington University
  • Elizabeth Saunders, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, The George Washington University
  • Caitlin Talmadge, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, The George Washington University
  • Robert Weiner, Professor of International Business, Public Policy and Public Administration, and International Affairs, The George Washington University

Collaborative Book Project, Crude Calculus, Authors

  • Daniel Byman, Professor of Security Studies, Georgetown University
  • John S. Duffield, Professor, Georgia State University
  • Eugene Gholz, Associate Professor of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Thomas Lippman, Adjunct Scholar, Middle East Institute
  • Joshua Rovner, Associate Professor of Strategy and Policy, U.S. Naval War College
  • Caitlin Talmadge, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, The George Washington University
  • Kenneth Vincent, Economist, Department of Energy
  • Salim Yaqub, Associate Professor of History, The University of California at Santa Barbara

Spotlight

Video: Stephen Biddle's Talk on U.S. Policy Against the Islamic State

On Monday, December 4 Professor Stephen Biddle unpacked the problems with the U.S. military approach against the Islamic State and presented three options that the U.S. military can choose. If you missed the talk or would like to share it, the video is now available! 

SPS Program Awarded FAO Regional Skill Sustainment Initiative Contract

The Security Policy Studies program, led by Joanna Spear, associate professor of international affairs, was awarded a competitive contract for the Foreign Area Officer (FAO) Regional Skill Sustainment Initiative. This program, beginning in July 2015, will provide FAOs with advanced understanding and analysis of the most current regional security affairs, and the impact of regional activities on interagency and joint operations.

Enhancing U.S. Support for Peace Operations in Africa

In this Council on Foreign Relations Special Report, Paul D. Williams argues that greater U.S. involvement is necessary to enhance the quality and success of peacekeeping missions.