During the 2018 fall semester, the Intelligence Studies Project and the LBJ School of Public Affairs will offer graduate students the opportunity to learn about the history and modern practice of strategic communications with a focus on how governments use information campaigns to shape foreign perceptions of national security issues. The course, PA 388K, will be led by Dr. Alan Kessler and is designed for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students who have an interest in foreign perceptions of the United States and public diplomacy initiatives to inform, influence, and persuade the foreign publics to support - or at least to not actively oppose - US national security objectives.
The 2018 Texas Intelligence Academy welcomed its inaugural class this Sunday, May 20 in Washington D.C.
UT-Austin's Intelligence Studies Project is seeking an energetic and well organized student to assist with ongoing research into aspects of Russian propaganda and information operations.
ISP Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Kiril Avramov's article Expanding global footprint: Russia builds on Syria experiments in Central Africa was recently published in The Defense Post.
UT-Austin Plan II and Finance major Macy Huang presented her senior thesis "Bridging the Gap Between Silicon Valley and the Capital Beltway: Lessons Learned from the U.S. Government's Venture Capital and Startup Engagements in Intelligence and Defense" at the Strauss Center on May 4, 2018.
The Intelligence Studies Project announces the fourth annual competition recognizing outstanding student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security. The deadline for submitting papers is June 30, 2018.
ISP Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Dr. Kiril Avramov visited George Washington University on April 4, 2018 to provide public remarks on "Contemporary Russian Dissemination Campaigns in Eastern Europe: Peculiarities and Key Themes," for GWU's Elliot School of International Affairs.
ISP Announces New Fall 2018 Course: "Information Wars: Contemporary Political Warfare and Propaganda"Apr 05, 2018
ISP Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Dr. Kiril Avramov's seminar course, "REE 335: Information Wars: Contemporary Political Warfare and Propaganda," will address political warfare in the contemporary global context, with a focus on Russia and Eastern Europe.
ISP Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Kiril Avramov's article Orthodox Fury: Not-So-Subtle Politics of Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus' was recently published in The Globe Post.