The Bush School is pleased to announce that Kim Field has joined the Bush School as Executive Director of the Albritton Center for Grand Strategy and Professor of the Practice in the Department of International Affairs. A graduate of the United States Military Academy, where she concentrated in Russian studies, Field retired from the United […]
Albritton Center for Grand Strategy News
CGS Hosts Dr. Desch on the Cult of the Irrelevant
The Albritton Center for Grand Strategy welcomed Dr. Michael Desch back to Aggieland to discuss his new book titled Cult of the Irrelevant: The Waning Influence of Social Science on National Security. Prof. Desch, Professor of Political Science and the Director of International Security at the University of Notre Dame, discussed how his book explores […]
CGS Faculty Affiliate Dr. Elizabeth Cobbs Releases Film, American Umpire
American Umpire, a film based on the book by Elizabeth Cobbs published in 2013, will air on Sept. 28 and 29, 2019. Check local PBS stations for broadcast times. For more information about the film, please visit http://www.americanumpire.com/#home.
Aileen Teague Publishes Lead Article in Diplomatic History
Dr. Aileen Teague’s article, “The United States, Mexico, and the Mutual Securitization of Drug Enforcement, 1969 – 1985,” is the lead article in the November 2019 issue of Diplomatic History. Teague will join the CGS team as an Assistant Professor in International Affairs at the Bush School in the 2020-21 academic year. To read her article […]
Michael Desch to speak on Cult of the Irrelevant: The Waning Influence of Social Science on National Security
On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, the Albritton Center for Grand Strategy will welcome Michael C. Desch at a lecture and book signing for his recently published Cult of the Irrelevant: The Waning Influence of Social Science on National Security. The talk will begin at 6:00 PM in Hagler Auditorium at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center, […]
CGS Academic Director Publishes Article in Strategic Studies Quarterly
John Schuessler, CGS Academic Director and Bush School professor of International Affairs, co-authored “The Shadow of Exit from NATO” with former Bush School colleague Joshua Shifrinson, professor of International Relations at Boston University. The article, published in the Fall 2019 issue of Strategic Studies Quarterly, can be read here.
F. Gregory Gause Publishes Article in Security Studies
Dr. Gregory Gause, Head of the Bush School’s Department of International Affairs and CGS Faculty Affiliate, published “’Hegemony’ Compared: Great Britain and the United States in the Middle East” in Security Studies. The article can be read here.
CGS Faculty Affiliate Dr. Andrew L. Ross Co-Authors Research Brief
Andrew L. Ross, with Tai Ming Cheung and Thomas G. Mahnken, is the author of “Assessing the State of Understanding of Defense Innovation,” a SITC (Study of Innovation and Technology in China) Research Brief, published by the University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation. This piece was also included in Tai Ming Cheung, […]
Berlin Airlift and the Making of the Cold War
CGS hosted a two-day symposium commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift. The symposium kicked off on April 10th with a keynote address from Gen. Darren McDew, former commander of U.S. Transportation Command, delivered at the opening banquet. Attendees included Berlin Airlift pilot Col. Gail Halvorsen, known as the “Candy Bomber.” Symposium events the […]
CGS Academic Director Publishes Article in Center for a New American Security Symposium
Jasen Castillo, Academic Director of the Albritton Center for Grand Strategy, published an article, “Passing the Torch: Criteria for Implementing a Grand Strategy of Offshore Balancing,” in the New Voices in Grand Strategy symposium produced by the Center for a New American Security. The article can be read online.