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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  This competition is open to unpublished work by undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in degree programs at accredited U.S. higher education institutions during the 2018-19 academic year.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: Seeing Beyond the Horizon – Intelligence Challenges in a Rapidly Changing World

Apr 25, 2019

In the final installment of the 2019 Intelligence Studies Project Symposium, Susan Gordon, principal deputy director of national intelligence, delivers the keynote address. Following the keynote, she sat down with Stephen Slick, director of the Intelligence Studies Project, to discuss intelligence in transition. 

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

Horns of a Dilemma: Law Enforcement Responses to New Threats

Apr 15, 2019

This episode of Horns of a Dilemma is part of a special series of live episodes bringing you into the room at the 2019 ISP Symposium. In this first installment, Ellen Nakashima, national security reporter at the Washington Post, sits down with John Demers, assistant attorney general for national security, to discuss law enforcement responses to new threats. 

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.