Brumley Fellow and ISP Director Co-author Essay on Privacy and U.S. Signals Intelligence

Oct 17, 2019

In an Intelligence Studies Essay on the Lawfare national security site, LBJ School alumnus and former Brumley Graduate Fellow Eric Manpearl and ISP Director Steve Slick call for a reappraisal of Obama-era policies that afford extraordinary privacy protections to incidentally collected data on foreign nationals.

ISP Senior Fellow Paul Pope in the Austin American-Statesman

Oct 16, 2019

On October 15, 2019, the Austin American-Statesman published an opinion editorial by ISP Senior Fellow Paul Pope. Professor Pope discusses the withdrawal of the remaining U.S. forces out of Syria and stresses the need to support Kurdish (and other) allies. The full editorial is here.

ISP Now Accepting Applications for Texas Intelligence Academy 2020

Sep 24, 2019

The Intelligence Studies Project is now accepting applications to participate in Texas Intelligence Academy (TIA) 2020. The TIA is a competitive, all-expenses paid, intensive academic program for UT System students focused on intelligence and national security in Washington, D.C. TIA 2020 will run from May 18 to 28, 2020.

ISP Welcomes Brumley Next Generation Fellows Meagan Bennett, Nathan Bumagny, and Laura Quaglia for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Sep 20, 2019

Next Generation Fellows will participate in events and conduct research related to intelligence under the direction of ISP principals.

ISP Welcomes Visiting Fellow Jordan Roberts

Sep 03, 2019

Mr. Jordan Roberts will be a Visiting Pre-Doctoral Fellow with the Intelligence Studies Project during the 2019-2020 academic year. He is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at Duke University and expects to graduate in Spring 2020. His research and teaching focuses primarily on security, peace, and conflict, as well as international relations.

2019 “Bobby R. Inman Award” Winners Announced

Aug 05, 2019

The Intelligence Studies Project of the University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the winner and two semifinalists of its fifth-annual competition recognizing outstanding student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security.

National Security and Counterterrorism Fellowship

Jul 24, 2019

The McCain Institute for International Leadership recently announced that it is accepting applications for its inaugural National Security and Counterterrorism Fellowship for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Results of ISP’s Second Annual Public Opinion Poll on US Intelligence

Jul 10, 2019

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs recently posted Public Attitudes on US Intelligence: Annual Poll Reflects Bipartisan Confidence Despite Presidential Antagonism. This report analyzes data collected in the second annual ISP/Texas National Security Network survey of Americans’ views on our intelligence agencies. The polling project is supervised by ISP Director Steve Slick and Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar Dr. Josh Busby. This year’s report was co-authored with Kingsley Burns, a recent graduate of the LBJ School of Public Affairs and Brumley Next Generation Graduate Fellow.

ISP Post-Doctoral Fellow and Research Associate Featured by Small Wars Journal

Jul 03, 2019

ISP Post-Doctoral Fellow, Kiril Avramov, and his research associate, Ellery Cushman, were recently featured by Small Wars Journal for their article: “Weaponization of Metaphors in Russian Propaganda: Sexual Violence, as State Sovereignty Violation.”

State Department Announces Student Internship and Fellowship Opportunities

Jun 28, 2019

Check out the various student internship and fellowship opportunities with the State Department!