The Strauss Center is very pleased to announce the acceptance of twelve undergraduate students to its 2017 - 2018 Brumley Next Generation Scholars (NGS) program.

The Strauss Center is very pleased to announce the acceptance of nine graduate students to its 2017 – 2018 class of the Brumley Next Generation Graduate Fellows program. Now entering its third year, the program’s new class comprises an impressive group of graduate students drawn from schools and departments across campus.

This spring, the Strauss Center continues to pioneer an interdisciplinary approach to the study of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence issues. Technical, legal, policy, and business considerations relating to cybersecurity and A.I. are deeply intertwined in actual practice, both in the private and public sectors. The Strauss Center's sponsored courses, activities, and events aim to brigde the gap between the technical aspects of cybersecurity and A.I. and the (hotly-contested) policy and legal architectures pertaining to these topics.

The Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 William H. Crook Fellowship awards. This year the Center is funding eight remarkable LBJ School students, who will be spending their summer working in Uganda, Nigeria, Nicaragua, Boston, and Washington, D.C.

Emma Kent, second-year LBJ School of Public Affairs Master's student, is working with Dr. Paula Newberg (Dept. of Government) on a model for implementing refugee policy into the U.S. foster care system. This research is done under the Brumley NextGen Fellows program, and she chats about it and more with us here: