Center for International Security and Cooperation

Stanford's hub for research, teaching, and policy outreach on all issues related to international security.

Who We Are

The Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) is Stanford University’s hub for researchers tackling some of the world's most pressing security and international cooperation issues.

Founded 30 years ago, CISAC today is building on its historic strengths to seek solutions to the many longstanding and emerging challenges associated with an increasingly complex world. We are guided by our longstanding belief that a commitment to rigorous scholarship, openness to new ideas, and lively intellectual exchange can spur the creation and spread of knowledge to help build a safer world.

Research

CISAC is a unique interdisciplinary nexus that researches and offers solutions to the most pressing security challenges in the world today.

Education

CISAC is educating and training the next generation of thought leaders and policy makers in international security.

Policy

CISAC’s research and policy work offers context and insights to decision-makers in Washington D.C. and throughout the world.

Leadership

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Rodney C. Ewing

Co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation, FSI Senior Fellow
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Rodney C. Ewing

Co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation, FSI Senior Fellow
Professor in Nuclear Security; Professor, Geological Sciences
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Amy Zegart

Co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation, FSI Senior Fellow
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Amy Zegart

Co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation, FSI Senior Fellow
Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution; Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
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Harold Trinkunas

Deputy Director
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Harold Trinkunas

Deputy Director
Senior Research Scholar
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Andrea Gray

Associate Director for Administration and Finance
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Andrea Gray

Associate Director for Administration and Finance

News & Events

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Events

Mon Nov 27
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Solving Climate Change: 2017

William J. Perry Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor, 616 Serra St, Stanford, CA 94305
Tue Nov 28
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Managing the Impact of Emerging Technologies on Strategic Stability

William J. Perry Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor, 616 Serra St, Stanford, CA 94305
Thu Nov 30
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Reforming national cyber defense

William J. Perry Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor, 616 Serra St, Stanford, CA 94305
Mon Dec 4
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

A new perspective on nuclear waste management: facing the technical and social challenges of a complex science-policy issue

William J. Perry Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor, 616 Serra St, Stanford, CA 94305
Thu Dec 7
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Experience on demand

William J. Perry Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor, 616 Serra St, Stanford, CA 94305