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LBJ School Spotlights ISP-Sponsored Policy Research Project on U.S. Responses to Foreign Election Interference

November 17, 2021

The LBJ School of Public Affairs interviewed ISP Director Steve Slick and Masters of Global Policy Studies student Jeremy Workman on an ISP-sponsored Policy Research Project that focuses on foreign threats to the integrity of U.S. elections. Read the full interview HERE.

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ISP Director’s Essay on Intelligence Integration in “Studies in Intelligence”

October 12, 2021

Studies in Intelligence, the journal of the U.S. Intelligence Community’s Center for the Study of Intelligence, recently released an unclassified special edition that includes reflections on the current state of integration within U.S. intelligence. Studies Volume 65, No. 3 is available in full HERE. This edition includes an essay by…

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ISP Director’s Briefing on Middle East Security Challenges

September 29, 2021

ISP Director Steve Slick joined Ambassador (BG Ret.) James Smith and former ADCI/MA (LTGEN Ret.) John Campbell on September 22nd at the Heritage Country Club in McKinney, TX for a briefing focused on the Middle East. This National Security Briefing series benefits the Dallas area chapters of the Navy League,…

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“Ransomware Attacks Are Another Tool in the Political Warfare Toolbox” Posted on the “The Hill” by Kiril Avramov

September 27, 2021

UT Global (Dis)Information Lab Director and ISP Fellow Dr. Kiril Avramov recently authored an opinion editorial “Ransomware Attacks Are Another Tool in the Political Warfare Toolbox” that appeared in The Hill. The article was co-authored by Ryan Williams, a doctoral student at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and an…

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Professor Pope Directs a Policy Research Project: “Domestic Terrorism in the Digital Age”

August 13, 2021

The Intelligence Studies Project was proud to sponsor an LBJ School policy research project focused on domestic extremism during the 2020-2021 academic year. The course was directed by J. Paul Pope, Professor of Practice at the LBJ School and an ISP Senior Fellow. The students’ final report, Domestic Terrorism in…

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2021 “Bobby R. Inman Award” Winners Announced

August 10, 2021

The Intelligence Studies Project of the University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the winner and two semifinalists in its seventh-annual competition recognizing outstanding student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security. The recipient of the 2021 “Inman Award” for student scholarship on intelligence…

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ISP Now Accepting Applications for Texas Intelligence Academy 2022

August 10, 2021

The Intelligence Studies Project is now accepting applications to participate in Texas Intelligence Academy (TIA) 2022. The TIA is a competitive, all-expenses paid, intensive academic program for UT System undergraduate students focused on intelligence and national security in Washington, D.C. TIA 2022 will run from May 22 to June 1,…

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ISP Welcomes Brumley Next Generation Fellows Taylor Ham and Nils Holst for the 2021-2022 Academic Year

July 20, 2021

Two Strauss Center for International Security and Law Brumley “Next Generation” Fellows will be conducting research in the coming academic year under the direction of ISP principals. Taylor Ham Taylor Ham is a first-year M.A. student at the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. She received her Master…

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Public Attitudes on US Intelligence 2020 – ISP Survey Confirms Broad Popular Support, Reveals Opportunities for Greater Transparency

May 20, 2021

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs recently published the results from the fourth round of an annual poll sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin’s Intelligence Studies Project (ISP) that seeks to shed light on Americans’ perceptions of our intelligence agencies. The data from Summer 2020, along with selected…

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Implied Powers Podcast Posts New Episode on “Intelligence, Emerging Technologies, and Great Power Competition: A Discussion with Dr. John Beieler”

May 13, 2021

Listen to the latest installment of Implied Powers, “Intelligence, Emerging Technologies, and Great Power Competition: A Discussion with Dr. John Beieler.” In this episode, Dr. John Beieler, the Intelligence Community’s Director of Science and Technology, unpacks the discussion surrounding emerging technologies, S&T intelligence applications, and near-peer competition. The podcast was…

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