Science, Technology, and International Security

Mark Zaid on NPR’s All Things Considered

Mark Zaid, Esq.

The Center for Advanced Governmental Studies faculty member Mark Zaid recently appeared on NPR’s All Things Considered. Mark Zaid talked about how security clearances work, the process to attain security clearances, and who in the government gets them. Read > Mark Zaid teaches Legal Issues in Intelligence and National Security course for our Certificate in Intelligence program.

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

Global Security Podcasts 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 read more…

SpyCast with Dr. Mark Stout

Dr. Mark Stout

Dr. Vince Houghton, historian and curator at the International Spy Museum, sat down with intelligence experts Drs. Mark Stout and Chris Moran to discuss the two volume book Spy Chiefs, which they both contributed to and edited. Listen Spy Chiefs: A Conversation with Mark Stout and Chris Moran Dr. Mark Stout, is the Program Director 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…

A New Endeavor by Our Adjunct Mark Zaid, Esq.

Mark Zaid, Esq.

Hello Everyone, There has been quite a bit of coverage the last couple days of one of the endeavors of our adjunct Mark Zaid, who teaches “Legal Issues in Intelligence and National Security.” For those who haven’t seen the announcement of his new project Whistleblower Aid, of which he is co-founder, I pass on a read more…

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