Geospatial Intelligence

Mavericks of War: A Discussion with Dr. Jason S. Ridler

Dr. Jason S. Ridler

Dr. Mark Stout sits down with Dr. Jason Ridler to talk about his book Mavericks of War: The Unconventional, Unorthodox Innovators and Thinkers, Scholars, and Outsiders Who Mastered the Art of War published in 2018. Dr. Ridler describes a cast of characters from T.E. Lawrence during World War I to the British pacifist Emma Sky who read more…

Intelligence History Brownbag with Dr. Rory Cormac

Rory Cormac

Dr. Rory Cormac speaking on his new book Disrupt and Deny: Spies, Special Forces and the Secret Pursuit of British Foreign Policy. Dr. Cormac is an Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Nottingham and a visiting scholar in the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies of Johns Hopkins University Advanced Academic Programs. Date and time:  October read more…

Center for Advanced Governmental Studies Newsletter: Connect 2018

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Dear Alumni,  As spring comes to a close, we celebrate the end of another successful academic year here at CAGS and welcome a new class of alumni. This year 200 graduated from one of our existing 5 master’s and 3 certificate degrees! One of our alumni, Jeff Selingo (MA in Gov, ’01), delivered the AAP read more…

Understanding the United States Relationships with Its Counterterrorism Partners: An Interview with Dr. Stephen Tankel

Dr. Stephen Tankel

The United States vitally depends on foreign partners as it fights terrorist groups around the world. However, those relationships often do not deliver what Washington thinks they should. In this Global Security Podcast, Mark Stout talks with Dr. Stephen Tankel about his new book With Us and Against Us: How America’s Partners Help and Hinder the War on read more…

The DNA of Geospatial Intelligence at Johns Hopkins

Geospatial Intelligence

A closer look at the Johns Hopkins University Geospatial Intelligence Program By Jack O’Connor According to a television commercial I see frequently, it is now possible to map our internal geospatial history. You submit your DNA sample to different companies and learn the geographic origins of your individual genetic code.  The combination of geospatial intelligence and read more…

Mark Zaid on The 1A on NPR

Mark Zaid, Esq.

The Center for Advanced Governmental Studies faculty member Mark Zaid was recently one of two featured guests on the NPR’s 1A radio show talking about security clearance processes. Listen > Mark teaches Legal Issues in Intelligence and National Security course for our Certificate in Intelligence program.

Dr. Mark Stout in War on the Rocks

Dr. Mark Stout

Dr. Stout’s article The National Security Case For Immigration: How Immigrants And Minorities Have Boosted U.S. Hard Power was published in War on the Rocks. Dr. Mark Stout, is the Program Director of the MA in Global Security Studies, Certificate in Science, Technology and National Security, and the Certificate in Intelligence.

Program Director Launches Books on Intelligence Leaders around the World

Dr. Mark Stout

JHU AAP Program Director Dr. Mark Stout, in collaboration with fellow intelligence historians, Drs. Paul Maddrell, Christopher Moran, and Ioanna Iordanou launched a two volume edited set entitled Spy Chiefs in December and January. Published by Georgetown University Press, these include Volume 1: Intelligence Leaders in the United States and United Kingdom and Volume 2: read more…

MS in Government Analytics Alum Zachary Hanson Publishes New Book

One of our distinguished Government Analytics alumni, Zachary Hanson, has just published a new book: The Art of Being Artificially Intelligent: A Millenial’s Guide to Faking It Till You Make It. About the book: It can be difficult to attain lofty goals and aspirations, especially for the millennial generation. The Art of Being Artificially Intelligent: A Millennial’s read more…

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