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CISSM Co-hosts African Security Panel

CISSM co-hosted an African Security Panel on April 23, which featured CISSM Research Fellow Daniel Levine, Graduate Assistant Michael Kniss, and others.

Catherine Kelleher Appointed To Euro-Atlantic Security Initiative

Catherine Kelleher, a CISSM Senior Fellow and a College Park Professor, was recently appointed to the Euro-Atlantic Security Initiative (EASI), a high-level international commission sponsored by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, whose goal is to lay the intellectual foundation for an inclusive Euro-Atlantic security system for the twenty-first century.

CISSM Fellow Nilsu Gören Awarded P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship

CISSM Graduate Fellow Nilsu Gören was awarded a P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship for $10,000 to support her doctoral work. Gören was also recently selected to be a Security Scholar at the Federation of American Scientists.

CISSM Releases Poll: Faith and Global Policy Challenges

CISSM and its Program on International Policy Attitudes released the results of a public opinion poll, "Faith and Global Policy Challenges," exploring how individuals'' spritual obligations impact their policy preferences on climate change, nuclear weapons, and poverty.

Former UNIDIR director joins CISSM research team

Theresa Hitchens, the former director of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), is joining CISSM as a senior research scholar after 5 years at the U.N. body. At CISSM, Hitchens will conduct research and outreach relating to space security, cyber security, and the governance of disruptive technologies.

SPP students present research with support from Steinbruner Student Support Fund

Financial support from the Steinbruner Student Support Fund enabled one current and one former doctoral student from the School of Public Policy to present their research at the 2016 annual International Studies Association meeting, which was held in Atlanta from March 16-19, 2016.

Jane Holl Lute Hosted At CISSM Forum

CISSM hosted Jane Holl Lute, the deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, for a special CISSM Forum in the Van Munching Hall atrium.

Jaganath Sankaran Awarded Yamamoto-Scheffelin Endowment

The Yamamoto-Scheffelin Endowment for Dissertation Research awarded Jaganath Sankaran, a CISSM research scholar, its first ever dissertation prize upon completion of Sankaran’s dissertation, “Debating Space Security: Capabilities and Vulnerabilities.”