Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law

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The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law
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Established 2007
Director Robert M. Chesney
Location Austin, Texas, United States
Coordinates: 30°17′08″N 97°43′42″W / 30.285688°N 97.728429°W / 30.285688; -97.728429
Website http://www.strausscenter.org

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law is a nonpartisan, multidisciplinary global affairs research center at The University of Texas at Austin. The Center is named for renowned lawyer and public servant Ambassador Robert S. Strauss.

Purpose and Activities

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law integrates expertise from across the University of Texas, as well as from the private and public sectors, in pursuit of practical solutions to emerging international challenges. The Center sponsors a wide array of research programs and educational initiatives.

Programs

The Strauss Center supports independent research conducted by graduate students on projects related to international relations and offers several in-house research programs. The research programs focus on political instability, international security, and political violence.[1]

Strauss Center Events

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law hosts a variety of events on pressing international issues facing the United States and the rest of the world. These events bring together scholars, students, and practitioners to share expertise and debate ideas. The Strauss Center encourages free and open exchange of ideas and welcomes speakers representing a wide array of views to discuss critical issues impacting international security.[2]

Leadership

  • Robert M. Chesney, Director
  • Ashley McIlvain Moran, Associate Director
  • Stephen Slick, Intelligence Studies Project Director
  • William Inboden, Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Executive Director of the Clements Center for National Security
  • Catherine Weaver, Associate Professor of Public Affairs
  • Jeremi Suri, The Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs

Distinguished Scholars

External links

  • Robert S. Strauss Center

References

  1. ^ https://www.strausscenter.org/programs
  2. ^ https://www.strausscenter.org/categoryevents/2.html?show=allpast
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