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Congratulations CISAC Honors Graduates

From around the world, students and their families joined us in a virtual ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of the students in the Honors Program in International Security Studies.

Statement of Solidarity

The CISAC community expresses solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and all minority groups that face the indignity and violence of structural inequality.

Stanford course on human extinction and cognitive biases strikes a chord with students in time of COVID-19

CISAC senior fellows Stephen Luby, professor of medicine, and Paul N. Edwards, director of the Program in Science, Technology and Society, teach plausible scenarios that could result in human extinction within the next 100 years. Suddenly, the danger feels less hypothetical.

The Button: The New Nuclear Arms Race And Presidential Power From Truman To Trump

Webinar with William J. Perry and Tom Z. Collina. Throughout America’s atomic history, the president has solely held the power to end the world in minutes. This won’t stop . . . unless we do something.

The Solar Orbiter launches - what will it reveal about the sun?

Amy Zegart was interviewed for the Economist’s podcast Babbage about “how countries can improve their defense against digital security threats – and why living in a city impairs navigational skills.”

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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.

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Research

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

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Education

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

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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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Colin Kahl

Co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation, FSI Senior Fellow
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Colin Kahl

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