Science, Technology, and International Security

Dr. John Gans’ New Article in Foreign Affairs

John Gans

You may be interested to read the new article in Foreign Affairs — the flagship journal of the foreign affairs establishment — written by our Dr. John Gans. Dr. John Gans, as you may know, teaches “Introduction to Global Security Studies” and also “Politics and Process of American Foreign Policy” for us. His article looks at read more…

JHU Survey: Americans Don’t Know Much About State Government

Dr. Jennifer Bachner, Director of the Government Analytics program, and Dr. Benjamin Ginsberg, Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies, conducted a survey to find out what Americans know and think about their state governments. Although states handle critical issues like education, health care and social services, Americans know very read more…

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…

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

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…

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.

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