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, 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.”
Check out the various student internship and fellowship opportunities with the State Department!
The 2019 Texas Intelligence Academy has come to an end. A big thanks to students, speakers, faculty and staff for making our 2019 TIA program a success!
Ms. Kim Nguyen is the Research Program Coordinator for the Intelligence Studies Project. Prior to assuming this position, she served as an intelligence officer at the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Defense Technology and Long-Range Analysis Office. At DIA, she conducted S&T intelligence analysis to warn senior policy makers, to include officials at the White House and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, of foreign adversaries’ pursuit of emerging and disruptive technologies and technology transfer issues.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is looking for top-performing students to join their paid internship program for the Summer of 2020. Applications are accepted until September 30, 2019.
Meet the Intelligence Community online! Join a host of agencies at the Intelligence Community 2019 Virtual Career Fair on May 30, 2019, 1:00PM to 7:00PM, to explore career opportunities, chat with recruiters, and learn how to apply for job openings.
ISP’s Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Kiril Avramov’s post on “Self-Appointed Defenders of ‘Fortress Europe’: Analyzing Bulgarian Border Patrols” is featured on Bellingcat, an investigative journalism website.
Call for Papers: The University of Texas at Austin Announces the 2019 "Bobby R. Inman Award" for Student Scholarship on IntelligenceMay 01, 2019
The Intelligence Studies Project of The University of Texas at Austin announces the fifth annual competition recognizing outstanding student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security. The winner of the “Inman Award” will receive a cash prize of $5000, with two semifinalists each receiving a cash prize of $2500. This competition is open to unpublished work by undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in degree programs at accredited U.S. higher education institutions during the 2018-19 academic year. The deadline for submitting papers is June 30, 2019.
Deputy Director of National Intelligence, Susan Gordon, delivered keynote remarks at last week’s Intelligence Studies Project spring symposium: “Intelligence in Transition.” In a follow-up article for the Washington Post, national security reporter and fellow symposium participant, Ellen Nakashima, quoted Gordon’s remarks and complimented her candor.