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Tami Davis Biddle Discusses Coercion Theory: A Basic Introduction For Practitioners

May 11, 2020

In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Doyle Hodges, executive editor of Texas National Security Review, takes a deep dive into “Coercion Theory: A Basic Introduction for Practitioners,” an article by author Dr. Tami Davis Biddle that appeared in Volume 3 Issue 2 of the publication. Dr. Biddle is a professor of national security at the U.S. Army War College, where she has taught since 2001. Her book, Rhetoric and Reality in Air Warfare: The Evolution of British and American Ideas about Strategic Bombing, 1914-1945, was a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2002 and was added to the Chief of Air Staff’s reading list from the Royal Air Force.

The Clements Center welcomes Dr. Jim Golby

May 11, 2020

Austin, TX - As part of our efforts to recruit the top national security scholars and practitioners to the University of Texas at Austin, the Clements Center is excited to announce that Dr. Jim Golby will be joining our ranks later this summer. Dr. Golby will be a Senior Fellow with the Clements Center and a Lecturer in the Government Department. His position reflects the Clements and Seay families’ ongoing commitment to growing our work in national security research, teaching, and policy engagement. 

The Clements Center welcomes Dr. Sheena Chestnut Greitens

May 06, 2020

Austin, TX - As part of our efforts to recruit the top national security scholars and practitioners to the University of Texas at Austin, the Clements Center is excited to announce that Dr. Sheena Chestnut Greitens will be be joining our ranks later this summer. Dr. Greitens’ position is supported by a Chair established jointly by the Clements Center and the Strauss Center, and is the latest example of the cooperation of the two centers and the LBJ School in advancing the national prominence of UT in the realms of national security and foreign affairs. Dr. Greitens will be a Faculty Fellow with the Clements Center, in addition to her roles as a Distinguished Scholar with the Strauss Center for International Security and Law and an Associate Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

The Future of European Governance in a post-COVID World

May 01, 2020

In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Clements Center Associate Director Paul Edgar sits down with for a wide-ranging discussion about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on European governance. Paul is joined by Amanda Sloat, a Robert Bosch senior fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution, Michael Mosser, assistant professor of international relations and global studies at the University of Texas at Austin, and Lorinc Redei, lecturer and graduate adviser for the Global Policy Studies Program at the University of Texas at Austin. Their discussion reviews the impact of the novel coronavirus on governance issues such as the timing of European elections, the trend to authoritarianism in some European countries, and the likely impact on the future of the European Union.

Call for Papers: The University of Texas at Austin Announces the 2020 "Bobby R. Inman Award" for Student Scholarship on Intelligence

May 04, 2020

The Intelligence Studies Project of The University of Texas at Austin announces the sixth 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 $5,000, with two semifinalists each receiving a cash prize of $2,500.  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 2019-20 academic year.  The deadline for submitting papers is June 30, 2020.