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Strauss Senior Fellow Named to 2009-2010 Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Class

June 2, 2009

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announced today that Strauss Senior Fellow Alan Kuperman will be a member of the Center’s 2009-2010 fellowship class.  As a Woodrow Wilson fellow, Dr. Kuperman will work on a project on “Moral Hazard of Humanitarian Intervention.”

Strauss Center Announces Recipients of 2009 William H. Crook Fellowships

May 12, 2009

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law has announced the 2009 William H. Crook Fellowship awards. The summer fellowships are awarded to graduate students at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin working in the developing world for nonprofit organizations, and assist the students…

Ambassador Gregory W. Engle (Ret) Joins Strauss Center Leadership Team

April 29, 2009

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law announced today that Ambassador Gregory W. Engle (Ret) has joined the leadership team as Associate Director. Ambassador Engle has served as the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomat-in-Residence at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin and most recently…

New Director Reflects on Strauss Center’s Beginnings

April 6, 2009

In a piece for April’s newsletter, the Strauss Center’s new director, Francis J. Gavin, reflects on the creation of the Center and the great efforts made by many people to get it where it is today.

Francis J. Gavin Appointed Director of the Strauss Center

March 12, 2009

Francis J. Gavin, Tom Slick Professor of International Affairs, The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, has been named Director of The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law.

Strauss Center Accepting Student Grant Applications

March 11, 2009

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law is making grants to support LBJ School students working in the developing world this summer for non-profit development organizations. The grants, which will be awarded in amounts up to $4,000, are made possible by the William H. Crook Chair in International Affairs.

Strauss Center Governing Board Member to Join Obama Administration

December 23, 2008

President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden announced the nomination of key members of their national security team, including James B. Steinberg for Deputy Secretary of State, and Jacob Lew for Deputy Secretary of State, and the appointment of Thomas E. Donilon as Deputy National Security Advisor and Antony “Tony” Blinken as National Security…

From Munich to Mumbai – New York Times Op-Ed

December 20, 2008

Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar Ami Pedahzur wrote an op-ed for the New York Times on terrorism in India.  

Strauss Center Fellow Awarded Grant to Study HIV/AIDS Policy

November 6, 2008

Strauss Center Senior Fellow Joshua Busby and Prof. Ethan Kapstein have been awarded a $200,000 grant by the Merck Company Foundation to conduct a project on “The Grand Bargain: How the International Community Responded to HIV/AIDS.” Busby and Kapstein will explore why drug treatment based on differential pricing of retroviral drugs emerged as the policy…

Presidential Citation Award Recipients for 2008 Named by University of Texas at Austin

September 11, 2008

The University of Texas at Austin has selected Dr. William W. Cooper, Dr. Stephen A. Monti, Robert S. Strauss and Sara Martinez Tucker to receive the prestigious Presidential Citation for 2008.

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