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Increasingly, global influence depends on leadership in new and emerging technologies. As technology races ahead, governments follow, working to gather intelligence, defend their networks, and gain an advantage over geopolitical rivals.

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Strauss Affiliates

Strauss Center Affiliates receive top priority for notice of our events, courses, program updates, and other unique opportunities throughout the year. Any full-time UT graduate or undergraduate student interested in an affiliation is eligible.


Nov 3

When You Stare Into the Drone, the Drone Stares Back At You: Cybersecurity Lessons From the Field

12:15 - 1:30 pm
SRH 3.122, LBJ School
Nov 11

States, Lies and Video: A Century of States Using Video to Deny Human Rights Abuses

12:15 - 1:30 pm
Zoom Webinar
Nov 22

The Power in Your Data: Big Tech, Privacy, and National Security

12:15 - 1:30 pm
Eidman Courtroom (CCJ Room 2.306), Law School
Nov 29

Russia’s Global Influence Strategy: The Case of Syria

12:25 – 1:40 pm
SRH 3.122, LBJ School

National Security Law Podcast


Horns of a Dilemma Podcast

Our Experts

Adam Klein

Deputy Director of the Strauss Center, Technology, Security, and Global Affairs Director

Wendy Nather

Senior Cybersecurity Fellow

Moriba Jah

Space Security, Safety, & Sustainability Program Lead, Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

Rana Siu Inboden

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Affairs

Kiril Avramov

ISP Fellow, Research Fellow at the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies

Bianca Adair

Resident Intelligence Officer

Derek Jinks

A.W. Walker Centennial Chair in Law

Samy Ayoub

Assistant Professor of Law and Middle Eastern Studies

Sheena Chestnut Greitens

Asia Policy Program Director, Associate Professor of Public Affairs

Stephen B. Slick

Intelligence Studies Project Director

Ashley McIlvain Moran

State Fragility Initiative Director

Stephen I. Vladeck

Charles Alan Wright Chair In Federal Courts

Catherine Weaver

Associate Dean for Students and Associate Professor of Public Affairs

Robert M. Chesney

Director of the Strauss Center, James Baker Chair and Associate Dean at the School of Law

Ricardo Ainslie

M.K. Hage Centennial Professorship in Education