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2021 Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Applications open

Nov 02, 2020

The Clements Center for National Security at the University of Texas at Austin is seeking applications from recent PhD recipients for its Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and from current PhD candidates for its Predoctoral Fellowship Program. Applications are due January 29, 2021.

2021 Summer Seminar in History and Statecraft Applications Open

Nov 01, 2020

Applications are now open for our sixth annual seminar! The 2021 Summer Seminar will be held from July 18 - 23 at the Pines Resort in Beaver Creek, Colorado. Apply by Sunday, February 15th.

UT Celebrates Free Speech Week

Oct 19, 2020

During this week, UT will celebrate a commitment to free speech and demonstrate how diverse perspectives are welcomed on campus and are integral to the educational environment.

Announcing Class of 2020-2021 Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellows and New Staff

Sep 08, 2020

The Clements Center for National Security at the University of Texas at Austin welcomes its 2020-21 class of pre and postdoctoral fellows. Peter Slezkine of Columbia University and Theo Milonopoulos of Columbia University are this year’s predoctoral fellows. Jaehan Park of Johns Hopkins SAIS is an America in the World predoctoral fellow who will remain in residence with us at the Clements Center. Dr. Emily Whalen (University of Texas) and Dr. Max von Bargen (Ohio State University) are this year’s postdoctoral fellows while 2019-2020 postdoctoral fellow Dr. deRasimes Combes (American University) has extended her fellowship through December. The Clements Center also welcomes Eli Lake to the team as our National Security Journalism Fellow.

2020 “Bobby R. Inman Award” Winners Announced, including Graduate Fellow Diana Bolsinger

Aug 13, 2020

The Intelligence Studies Project of the University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the winner and two semifinalists in its sixth-annual competition recognizing outstanding student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security.

The recipient of the 2020 “Inman Award” for student scholarship on intelligence is Diana Bolsinger, a PhD candidate at UT’s LBJ School of Public Affairs. Her paper, “Though Not at Any Price:” LBJ, Pakistan, and Bargaining in an Asymmetric Intelligence Liaison Relationship, describes Cold War intelligence liaison between the U.S. and Pakistan and assesses the impact of these secret intelligence arrangements on this critical bilateral relationship.