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ISP Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Article Appears in the Globe Post

Dec 10, 2018

Dr. Kiril Avramov, ISP Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, recently published an article titled Under the Radar: Iran’s ‘Stealth’ Presence on the Balkans in The Globe Post.

Inman Chair in Intelligence Studies Established at UT

Nov 30, 2018

Before delivering keynote remarks at the 2018 Texas National Security Forum on November 30, Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) announced the new Bobby R. Inman Chair in Intelligence Studies.  Proceeds from the endowed Inman Chair will support intelligence studies at the University of Texas at Austin.  

LBJ Resident Intelligence Officer Dr. Alan Kessler visits UTEP

Nov 07, 2018

On November 6, 2018, Dr. Alan Kessler, the resident intelligence officer (RIO) assigned to the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, traveled to UT-El Paso to present an Agency information session to UTEP students and to guest lecture in Dr. Stephen Coulthart’s social media intelligence course.

New Horns of a Dilemma Podcast: The Threat Assessment at the 2018 Texas Tribune Festival

Oct 31, 2018

Will Inboden, the Director of the Clements Center for National Security and the Editor-in-Chief of TNSR, moderates a discussion at the Texas Tribune Festival in the latest podcast from War on the Rocks. 

Job Openings: National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)

Oct 29, 2018

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) is seeking qualified applicants for entry-level intelligence officer and data scientist positions at the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. 

ISP-led Conversation with Israeli Ambassador

Oct 09, 2018

UTNews summarized remarks by Israel’s Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer during his recent campus visit.  ISP Director Steve Slick moderated Ambassador Dermer’s appearance, that included discussion of Israel’s view of the Iran nuclear deal and related Middle East security topics.       

Rebuilding Strategic Thinking Report Released

Oct 19, 2018

The Center for Strategic and International Studies recently released a report by Bob Hutchings and Greg Treverton that critically explores the intersection of strategic intelligence analysis and long-range policy planning.  

LBJ Student Ryan Duffy Interviews John O. Brennan for The Baines Report

Oct 15, 2018

LBJ Student and Editor in Chief of The Baines Report Ryan Duffy had the opportunity to interview ISP Senior Advisor and former CIA Director John O. Brennan during his most recent visit to The University of Texas at Austin.

ISP Joins LBJ School in Welcoming CIA’s First Resident Intelligence Officer

Oct 18, 2018

The University of Texas at Austin is home to the Central Intelligence Agency’s first resident intelligence officer (RIO) under its new Visiting Intelligence Officer Program. As UT’s RIO, Alan Kessler joins the university community to help bridge the gap between the intelligence community and academia. Kessler will work within the LBJ School of Public Affairs through fall 2020.

ISP Post-Doctoral Research Fellow featured in The Globe Post

Oct 09, 2018

ISP Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Dr. Kiril Avramov recently published Patriotic Youth Camps: Recruiting Next Generation 'Russian World' Supporters in The Globe Post