Global Security Studies

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…

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.

Mark Zaid on PBS News Hour

Mark Zaid, Esq.

The Center for Advanced Governmental Studies faculty member Mark Zaid was on the PBS News Hour talking about security clearance processes. Also, Mark Zaid was recently featured in the USA Today article. Mark teaches Legal Issues in Intelligence and National Security for our Certificate in Intelligence program.

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…

Global Security Podcasts: An Interview with Dr. Meir Elran

Dr. Meir Elran

Studying Societal Resilience at Home and Abroad With the cleanup from Hurricane Harvey still in its early stages and with Hurricane Irma plowing its way through the Caribbean aimed at the continental United States, now is a good time to think about societal resilience. In this Global Security Podcast, Mark Stout talks with Dr. Meir read more…

David Satter’s Op-Ed Article in The Wall Street Journal

David Satter

David Satter, adjunct faculty in the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies, has published his op-ed in The Wall Street Journal: Trump Must Stand Strong Against Putin The president needs to show that the U.S. is prepared to deter Russian aggression.

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