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CISAC Congratulates 2019 Honors Program Graduates

Congratulations to CISAC honors program Class of 2019! This year's class is headed out into a wide variety of careers. Read more about their accomplishments.

What Do Americans Really Think About Conflict With Nuclear North Korea?

The answer is both reassuring and disturbing, write Alida Haworth, Scott Sagan, and Ben Valentino in The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

The Future of Global Nuclear Power Through the Eyes of Young Russian and American Professionals

A new series of articles in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists represent the views of some of the younger generation of American and Russian professionals working together across cultural and disciplinary divides.

Researchers Find Radioactive Particles from Fukushima or other Nuclear Disasters Could Stay in Environment, Human Lungs for Decades

New research by Rod Ewing shows how Cesium (Cs)-rich silica particles, like those released after the Fukushima disaster, could stay in human lung fluid for more than 35 years.

#WorldClass: The Presidential Standoff in Venezuela with Harold Trinkunas

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

News & Events

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Events

Thu Nov 7
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The War Scare That Wasn’t

Encina Hall, Second Floor, Central 616 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305
Thu Nov 14
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Wargaming War Games: How Likely is Thermonuclear Cyber War?

Encina Hall, Second Floor, Central 616 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305
Thu Nov 21
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Russia Resurrected: Its Power and Purpose in A New Global Order

Encina Hall, Second Floor, Central 616 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305
Thu Dec 5
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Haunted By Chaos: China's Grand Strategy From Mao Zedong To Xi Jinping

Encina Hall, Second Floor, Central 616 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305