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FSI scholars produce research aimed at creating a safer world and examing the consequences of security policies on institutions and society. They look at longstanding issues including nuclear nonproliferation and the conflicts between countries like North and South Korea. But their research also examines new and emerging areas that transcend traditional borders – the drug war in Mexico and expanding terrorism networks. FSI researchers look at the changing methods of warfare with a focus on biosecurity and nuclear risk. They tackle cybersecurity with an eye toward privacy concerns and explore the value of new actors like hackers.

Along with the changing face of conflict, terrorism and crime, FSI researchers study food security. They tackle the global problems of hunger, poverty and environmental degradation by generating knowledge and policy-relevant solutions. An interdisciplinary team of scholars accomplishes this mission through teaching and honing a research portfolio focused on agriculture, aquaculture, and climate change.

 

Recent Scholarly Publications

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Introducing the AMAR (All Minorities at Risk) Data

August 2017

The article introduces the All Minorities at Risk (AMAR) data, a sample of socially recognized and salient ethnic groups.

Support for Terrorism in Muslim Majority Countries and Implications for Immigration Policies in the West

June 2017

With elections in 2017 in key European Union states (France: presidential, April 23, second round May 7, National Assembly, June 11, second round June 18; Germany: Federal Diet, September 24;...

How Trump Can Play Nice With Russia, Without Selling Out America

January 2017

During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump was a whirlwind of vagaries and contradictions when it came to foreign policy, making it difficult to predict how his new administration will...

Immigration into Europe: Economic Discrimination, Violence, and Public Policy

June 2014

Still Songs: Music In and Around the Poetry of Paul Celan

December 2012

What does it mean for poetry and music to turn to each other, in the shadow of the Holocaust, as a means of aesthetic self-reflection?

Making the Afghan Civil-Military Imbalance Conducive to Democratization

December 2012

In-conflict state building generates unbalanced civil-military relations in the host state due to an inevitable civil-military gap.

Crime and Punishment in Early Modern Russia

November 2012

This is a magisterial new account of the day-to-day practice of Russian criminal justice in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries.

A Question of Genocide

December 2011

One hundred years after the deportations and mass murder of Armenians, Greeks, Assyrians, and other peoples in the final years of the Ottoman Empire, the history of the Armenian genocide is a...

Intermedial Topography and Metaphorical Interaction

December 2010

Ethnic Europe: Mobility, Identity, and Conflict in a Globalized World

December 2010

Ethnic Europe examines the increasingly complex ethnic challenges facing the expanding European Union.

Agriculture

December 2009

As the Doha Development Round trade negotiations have stalled, bilateral and regional free trade agreements have become an important alternative.

Biofuel Subsidies and the Green Box

December 2009

The Terror of Natural Right: Republicanism, the Cult of Nature, and the French Revolution

October 2009

In The Terror of Natural Right, Dan Edelstein argues that the revolutionaries used the natural right concept of the “enemy of the human race”—an individual who has transgressed the laws of nature...

Why Trade Negotiations Still Matter to US Agriculture

September 2009

Promoting Democracy and the Rule of Law: American and European Strategies (Governance and Limited Statehood)

August 2009

European and American experts systematically compare U.S.

International Actors, Democratization, and the Rule of Law: Anchoring Democracy?

July 2008

Do external factors facilitate or hamper domestic democratic development?

Just War and the International Fight Against Terrorism: Is it war?

December 2006

Just war theory is the traditional approach taken to questions of the morality of war, but war today is far from traditional.

The Nation's Pain and Women's Shame: Polish Women and Wartime Violence

December 2006

This volume explores the role of gender on both the home and fighting fronts in eastern Europe during World Wars I and II.

Borders and Growth

December 2005

Gender and Antisemitism in Wartime Soviet Exile

December 2005

From the Middle Ages until World War II, Poland was host to Europe's largest and most vibrant Jewish population.

Exile and Identity: Polish Women in the Soviet Union during World War II

December 2002

Using firsthand personal accounts and focusing on the experiences of women, Katherine R.

Fires of Hatred: Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe

December 2001

Fires of Hatred: Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe presents research Professor Norman Naimark conducted while working at the Forum on Contemporary Europe (FCE) on cases of ethnic...

People

David Holloway, CISAC David Holloway Senior Fellow Professor, History, Professor, Political Science
Condoleezza Rice Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Political Science, Professor, Management, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Karl Eikenberry Karl Eikenberry Fellow, S-APARC, Affiliate, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC
Timothy E. Josling Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Food Research Institute, Emeritus
James J. Sheehan Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Emeritus
Roland Hsu Affiliate