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CISAC Scholars awarded grants to create pathways to sustainability

Seventeen seed grants have been awarded to faculty pursuing a broad scope of sustainability research as part of the efforts of a Long-Range Vision initiative focused on climate and sustainability. CISAC Senior Fellows Gabrielle Hecht and Stephen Luby were among the faculty awarded the Sustainability Seed Grant Awards for their projects.
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The COVID-19 infodemic: What can be done about the infectious spread of misinformation and disinformation

Almost since its first emergence, the spreading SARS-CoV-2 outbreak has also been accompanied by a widespread proliferation of misinformation and disinformation, what the World Health Organization (WHO) described as “a massive ‘infodemic’… that makes it hard for people to find trustworthy sources and reliable guidance when they need it.”
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Three major nuclear accidents, as seen by young American and Russian professionals

Young American and Russian professionals examined three major nuclear accidents in three countries to assess the causes, responses and consequences. Working across cultural and disciplinary divides, they arrived at a common assessment: international cooperation is essential because one country’s nuclear accident is everyone’s.
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Welcome to our 2020-2021 fellows and researchers!

The Center for International Security and Cooperation is pleased to welcome the fellows and researchers who will be joining us for the 2020-21 academic year. These scholars will spend the academic year generating new knowledge across a range of topics that can help all of us build a safer world.

Will the U.S. and Russia Extend ‘New START’ By February? Here’s What it Takes 

On the World Class Podcast, nuclear security expert Rose Gottemoeller describes what it’s like to negotiate with the Russians and the path ahead for extending the New START Treaty. READ MORE

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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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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

A world that is safer and more just.

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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