The National Security Studies Institute at the UTEP will host it's annual colloquium, “New Disruptive Technologies and US National Security” April 25-26, 2019 in El Paso, TX. For more information please visit: https://nssicol.utep.edu/
NSSI Grad students Meghann Maloney and Adriana Soltero and Professor David Jimenez attended the UT Austin Intelligence In Transition Symposium, Austin, Texas March 28, 2019.
Dr. Bridget Nolan delivered a paper titled “Constructing Spies: Gender, Embodiment, and the CIA” at the annual International Studies Association meeting in Toronto, Canada on March 28, 2019.
Dr. Coulthart chaired a panel on intelligence and “post-truth politics” and presented a paper on border security technology at the annual International Studies Association in Toronto March 27-30, 2019.
Dr. Valero delivered a presentation titled “Cybersecurity Threats to U.S. National Security and Developments in Cyberwarfare” to European participants of the International Visitors Program sponsored by U.S. Department of State on March 21, 2019.
March14, March 28, and April 11, NSSI will host a Russian Language Workshop for students.
On Friday, March 8, 2019 NSSI hosted a Round Table with NSA Former Senior Executives.
NSSI hosted the Annual Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence Professional Development Summit from February 26-28. This event brought universities and colleges from across the country and U.S. Intelligence Community stakeholders to UTEP. Drs. Coulhart, Duke, McGee, Valero, Ms. Medellin, and Luis Mendez, INSS graduate student, all participated in panels.
On Wednesday, February 27th counterterror expert @Fred_Burton presented his new book “Beirut Rules” at the IC Centers for Academic Excellence summit @UTEP.
Dr. Michael Kenney Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies presented his book, “The Islamic State in Britain: Radicalization and Resilience in an Activist Network,” as a part of the Center for Intelligence and Security Research (CISR) speaker series.
“Dr. Coulthart was interviewed for by Phoenix NPR affiliate KJZZ on how the Trump administration’s statements impact intelligence education: https://kjzz.org/content/760631/staying-intelligence-career-track-when-field-criticized-president?fbclid=IwAR1CbplKM87PvxObnQTeV9BRBk7-lAOsg9k2RdtjmuI6fgUGAKzjfAJBD4shttps://kjzz.org/…/staying-intelligence-career-track-when-f…”
Congratulations Mason Shuya for being awarded the best presentation at the 21st International Conference on Political Science and International Relations sponsored by the World Academy of Science, Engineering, and Technology (WASET) in London.
Dr. Larry Valero participated in the 2020 Special Operations Research Topics Workshop at Joint Special Operations University, MacDill AFB, FL last week.