Innovation

Scholarly Publications

Energy Transitions: A Curious History

September 2007

Talk delivered at dinner during CISAC's conference, "The Security Implications of Increased Global Reliance on Nuclear Power," Wednesday, 19 September 2007, Stanford University.

Homeland Security: A New Strategic Paradigm?

December 2006

How has the threat of catastrophic terrorism reshaped the strategic environment?

Global Politics of Defense Reform

December 2008

This volume analyzes the impact of key global trends on civil-military relations by examining defense reform processes since the end of the Cold War.

Other Publications

Censoring Science Won't Make Us Any Safer

June 2005

In 1920, the Irish Republican Army reportedly considered a terrifying new weapon: typhoid-contaminated milk.

Technology Can Nudge Climate Change Politics

October 2011

Reducing carbon-dioxide emissions is primarily a political problem, rather than a technological one.

No Need to Reset the Reset

September 2011

Russia watchers in the West cannot be surprised that Vladimir Putin is on his way back to the Russian presidency.

News

Censoring science won't make us any safer

June 2005

Recent government efforts to prevent publication of scientific research that might prove helpful to terrorists "may sound reasonable," says CISAC Fellow Laura Donohue, but censoring science is more...

Research worth fighting for

April 2005

"Of the Pentagon's $419.3 billion budget request for next year, only about $10.5 billion--2 percent--will go toward basic research, applied research and advanced technology development," write ...

Honors students explore challenges of policy implementation, assessment in Washington, D.C.

September 2010

In September, honors students from FSI's two undergraduate honors programs - the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) and the Center for International Security and...

Events

Suicide Attacks: Incorrect Arguments and Anomalies

October 18, 2007

Martha Crenshaw (speaker) is a senior fellow at CISAC and FSI and a professor of political science by courtesy.

Enforcing the Peace: There Aren't Enough Canadians

January 27, 2005

Kimberly Marten is a tenured associate professor of political science at Barnard College, Columbia University, and also teaches at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).

Ayatollahs on the Pareto Frontier: Islam, Identity, and Electoral Coordination in Iraq

April 26, 2007

David Patel (speaker) is a 2006-2007 predoctoral fellow at CDDRL (fall quarter) and postdoctoral fellow at CISAC (winter and spring quarters).

Projects

Empirical Studies of Conflict

The Empirical Studies of Conflict Project (ESOC) addresses critical challenges to international security through methodologically rigorous, evidence-based analyses of insurgency, civil war and...
English

People

Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Professor, Pediatrics (CHP/PCOR)
Barbara van Schewick Associate Professor, Law
Peter Eckersley Affiliate