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Join the CISSM Community

The quickest way to join the CISSM community is to sign-up for our e-newsletter. You’ll receive regular updates about exciting events, current news, and innovative research.

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Attend a CISSM Event

During the academic year, CISSM hosts global forums, a bi-weekly seminar series with leading researchers and practitioners in the field. Recent speakers have spoken about Black Sea security and the implications of the Ukraine war, the forgotten role of women in WWII, and biosecurity in the age of biotechnology. CISSM also holds periodic special events.

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Become a CISSM Team Member, Affiliate or Visiting Scholar

CISSM faculty, researchers, and affiliates publish innovative research for academic and policy audiences. They also brief decision makers, speak at public events and participate in other professional activities to keep CISSM research on the leading edge of policy debates.

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Support CISSM

Support CISSM research, outreach, and education by contributing to the CISSM Target of Opportunity Fund, the John D. Steinbruner Student Support Fund, and the Catherine Kelleher Fellowship for International Security Studies.


Current and Prospective Students

Whether you’re a current or prospective student, CISSM can help you grapple with today’s most pressing challenges:


Spotlight CISSM Research

Looking to feature a CISSM faculty member or affiliate's research in your publication? Contact CISSM’s Communications Manager at to learn more.