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Director Glaser on Panel for John J. Mearsheimer’s New Book

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:

Oct. 11 – Book Launch for Paul Williams’ New Book: Fighting for Peace in Somalia RSVP

Oct. 17 – Book Launch for John J. Mearsheimer’s New Book: The Great Delusion RSVP

ISCS Security Policy Workshop Series Fall 2018

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

Jones, Z. M. and Lupu, Y. (2018), Is There More Violence in the Middle?. American Journal of Political Science, 62: 652-667. doi:10.1111/ajps.12373 PDF




Harris Mylonas and Ariel Ahram. 2019. “Hierarchy, Sovereignty, and Adaptation in the Eastern Mediterranean,” in Litsas, Spyridon and Tziampiris, Aristotle (eds.) The New Eastern Mediterranean: Theory, Politics and States in a Volatile Era, Springer, pp. 31-43.





Dragu, Tiberiu and Lupu, Yonatan, Collective Action and Constraints on Repression at the Endgame (2017). Comparative Political Studies, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: or PDF


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