On February 8th, 2017 the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs held its annual “Innovation Bound” celebration. Each year, the event recognizes the accomplishments in policy research of the LBJ School community. Recent publications of a number of Strauss Center’s Distinguished Fellows were celebrated during this event: Alan J. Kuperman, Associate Professor of Public Affairs; Jeremi Suri, Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs; and Catherine Weaver, Associate Professor of Public Affairs.

Nisha Krishnan, Doctoral Candidate at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, currently works for the Strauss Center's Complex Emergencies and Political Stability (CEPSA) program, a valuable experience for her Brumley NextGen Fellow research project on disaster risk reduction capacities.  She recently sat down with us to go into more detail on her project:

Robert Chesney (Director of the Robert Strauss Center and Charles I. Francis Professor in Law at UT Law) and Steve Vladeck (Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and Professor of Law at UT Law) have just launched "The National Security Law Podcast." The weekly podcast will provide a review of the latest legal controversies associated with the U.S. government's national security activities and institutions.

Stephanie Leutert, the Strauss Center’s Mexico Security Initiative Fellow, recently co-wrote a post on Lawfare with Savitri Arvey titled “What Comes Next for Trump’s Border” as part of the “Beyond the Border” series that will provide an in depth look at security challenges in Mexico and Central America.

Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar Scott Wolford recently published an article in the Journal of Politics entitled “The Problem of Shared Victory: War-Winning Coalitions and Postwar Peace” (January 2017).