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A Conversation with General Robert Neller on U.S. Defense Strategy

November 19, 2019 | 12:15 pm | LBJ School of Public Affairs, Bass Hall

On November 20, 2019, the Strauss Center and Clements Center were pleased to welcome General Robert Neller (USMC, Retired), 37th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps and former member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,…

Climate Change & National Security: People Not Polar Bears

November 14, 2019 | 12:15 PM | LBJ School of Public Affairs, SRH 3.122

On November 14, 2019, the Strauss Center welcomed Dr. David Titley, the founding director of Pennsylvania State’s Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk, to give a talk on “Climate Change and National Security:…

The Trajectory of Space Security Globally

November 12, 2019 | 12:15pm | Engineering Education and Research Center, EER 3.646

On Tuesday, November 12, 2019, the Strauss Center was delighted to host Dr. Jana Robinson of the Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI). Her talk, entitled “The Trajectory of Space Security Globally,” discussed current and potential…

A Conversation with Nicholas Rasmussen on Counterterrorism and Domestic Terrorism

November 11, 2019 | 11:50 am - 12:45 pm | School of Law, TNH 2.139

On Monday, November 11, 2019, the Strauss Center welcomes Nicholas Rasmussen,  the former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) and a Senior National Security Fellow at the Strauss Center, for a moderated discussion on Counterterrorism…

Spies, Disinformation and Election-Meddling: Past and Present

November 5, 2019 | 12:15 pm | LBJ School of Public Affairs, SRH 3.122

On November 5th, 2019, the Strauss Center, the Intelligence Studies Project, and the Clements Center hosted Calder Walton, Ernest May Fellow in History and Policy at Harvard University, for a talk on “Spies, Disinformation and…

Forgiveness Work: Forbearance in Iran’s Laws of Criminal Sanctioning

October 30, 2019 | 12:15 PM | LBJ School of Public Affairs, SRH 3.122

On October 30, 2019, Dr. Arzoo Osanloo, director of the Middle East Center and associate professor at the University of Washington, Seattle, gave a talk as part of the Strauss Center’s Brumley Speaker Series.  Photos from this…

UT Graduate Conference in Public Law

October 25, 2019 | 8 am - 5 pm | RLP 1.32

Reflecting the growing prominence of public law in political science, the conference provides a forum for graduate students to exchange ideas and engage with common questions in the field. This year, on Friday, October 25,…

A Conversation with Jay Gibson on Bringing Business Practices to the Pentagon

October 21, 2019 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm | McCombs School of Business, Crum Auditorium

On October 21, the Strauss Center, Clements Center, and the McCombs School of Business welcomed Jay Gibson, former Chief Management Officer of the Department of Defense, for “A Conversation with Jay Gibson on Bringing Business…

The Caliphate of Man: The Invention of Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thought

October 14, 2019 | 12:15pm | LBJ School of Public Affairs, SRH 3.122

On October 14, 2019, the Strauss Center welcomed Dr. Andrew March, Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, to give a talk on modern Islamic political thought and how it is quintessentially characterized by the…

Surveillance with Chinese Characteristics: The Development and Global Adoption of Chinese Policing Technology

October 10, 2019 | 12:15 pm | LBJ School of Public Affairs, SRH 3.122

On Thursday, October 10, 2019, the LBJ School of Public Affairs Research Colloquium will host Sheena Greitens, Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri, for a talk on “Surveillance with Chinese Characteristics: The Development and Global…

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