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 Jan 8
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Nuclear accidents, causes and consequences

William J. Perry Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor, 616 Serra St, Stanford, CA 94305
Tue Jan 9
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Why can’t we all just get along? The causes and uses of civil-military discord

William J. Perry Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor, 616 Serra St, Stanford, CA 94305
Thu Jan 11
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

America’s Drone War: Evidence from US Counterterrorism in Pakistan

William J. Perry Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor, 616 Serra St, Stanford, CA 94305
Sat Jan 13
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

The Legacy of John W. Lewis

Thu Jan 18
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Putin and his generals: Explaining change in Russian nuclear strategy

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