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Congratulations to Dr. Mark Lawrence, Director of Graduate Studies, for receiving the Silver Spurs Centennial Teaching Award

Jun 14, 2019

We'd like to extend our warm congratulations to Dr. Mark Atwood Lawrence, Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of History, for receiving the Silver Spurs Centennial Teaching Award! We're grateful for his tireless dedication and excellence as an educator - no one is more deserving of such recognition and we're fortunate to have him as a member of our team.

Spring 2019 Newsletter

May 30, 2019

Here's what happened at the Clements Center this semester! If you would like to subscribe to our Events or Newsletter email list, please sign up here

Call for Papers: 2019 "Bobby R. Inman Award" for Student Scholarship on Intelligence

May 01, 2019

The Intelligence Studies Project of The University of Texas at Austin announces the fifth annual competition recognizing outstanding student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security.  The winner of the “Inman Award” will receive a cash prize of $5000, with two semifinalists each receiving a cash prize of $2500.  This competition is open to unpublished work by undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in degree programs at accredited U.S. higher education institutions during the 2018-19 academic year.  The deadline for submitting papers is June 30, 2019. 

Horns of a Dilemma: Emerging Threats, Technology Challenges, and Institutional Change

Apr 22, 2019

In this second installment of the 2019 Intelligence Studies Project Symposium, Robert Chesney, director of the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, moderates a panel on emerging threats, technology challenges, and institutional change. Panelists include Michelle Van Cleave, former national counterintelligence executive, Matthew Travis, deputy director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency, Samantha Ravich, fellow at the Foundation for Defense and Democracies, Michael Daniel, former special assistant to the president and White House cybersecurity coordinator, and John Carlin, former assistant attorney general for national security

Highlights and Media Coverage of the 2019 ISP Symposium "Intelligence in Transition"

Apr 05, 2019

The University of Texas at Austin's Intelligence Studies Project (ISP) hosted its fifth annual Intelligence Studies Project Symposium. This year's Symposium "Intelligence in Transition" featured a keynote address by the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Susan Gordon. This event is co-sponsored by the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law, the Clements Center for National Security, and the LBJ School of Public Affairs.