Sebastian De Beurs, Brumley Scholar and Plan II Honors and Government junior, shared with us recently his experiences interning at the Department of State and what he's gained from the Brumley Scholars program. Read on!

Jennifer McGinty, Strauss Center Brumley Scholar and Plan II senior in International Relations & Global Studies and Middle Eastern Studies, spoke with us recently on the Brumley Scholars' class, her work for the Innovations for Peace and Development program, and more:

Maro Youssef, Strauss Center Brumley Fellow and Doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology, is currently researching civil society, democracy, and women's participation in Tunisia as part of the Brumley program. Over Spring Break, Maro visited the country to perform interviews with leaders of Tunisia's women's movement. She fills us in on her work and more for us here:

In a recent Foreign Policy article, Strauss Distinguished Scholar Dr. Will Inboden responds to the possible replacement of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson by CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

The Strauss Center is thrilled to congratulate The University of Texas at Austin students Nina Guidice (LBJ School), Richelle Ramey (LBJ School) y (School of Law), Nate Legum (School of Law), and Zuli Nigeer Yasen (Middle Eastern Studies) on winning the Most Engaged Award in this year's "Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge," organized by the Atlantic Council from March 15-18 in Washington D.C. The Strauss Center was proud to sponsor the team's participation in the sixth annual competition on cyber policy.