In a March 9, 2010 opinion piece for the Los Angeles Times, Strauss Center Director Frank Gavin contends that the threat of nuclear proliferation has been overstated. While there is cause for concern, he says, many common claims leading to worry are open to scrutiny.
The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law has been awarded a $7.6 million grant by the U. S. Department of Defense. The grant is the largest single award dedicated to social science research The University of Texas at Austin has received.
The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law is now accepting applications for the 2010 Crook Fellowship program. The grants will support LBJ School students working in the developing world this summer for non-profit development organizations. The grants, which will be awarded in amounts up to $4,000, are made possible by the William H. Crook Chair in International Affairs.
The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking candidates for a tenure-track faculty position in global policy studies. Applications are sought from creative, interdisciplinary scholars conducting significant policy relevant research on pressing global issues.