Spring 2017

January 17, 2017 – Seminar Series

Sebastian Rosato (University of Notre Dame)

“The Road to Hell: Uncertainty, Intentions, and Great Power Politics.”


January 24, 2017 – Special Speaker Event

U.S. Army War College Carlisle Scholars Program

"National Security Seminar Strategy: Recommendations for the Next President."

Location: 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Cosponsored with the Notre Dame ROTC


February 7, 2017 – Seminar Series

Seok Joon Kim (University of Notre Dame)

“Do Costly Signals Matter? A Survey Experimental Study.”


March 7, 2017 – Seminar Series

Page Fortna (Columbia University)

“Terrorism in Civil Wars.”


March 8, 2017 – Special Speaker Event

John Coglianese

“Unmanned Aerial Systems” 

Joint Seminar with TriMil ROTC


March 9th, 2017 –  Special Speaker Event

Walter McDougall (University of Pennsylvania)

“The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy: How American Civil Religion Betrayed the National Interest.”

Location: 107 La Fortune, The Montgomery Auditorium

Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Cosponsored with the First Annual 


March 28, 2017 – Seminar Series

Chris Layne (Texas A&M University)

“International Politics, U.S. Grand Strategy, and the End of the Pax Americana.”


April 11, 2017  - Workshop

Joseph Ford (University of Notre Dame)

Grand Strategy Working Paper


April 18, 2017 – Seminar Series

Jacob Shapiro with Joe Felter (Stanford University) and Eli Berman (University of California)

“Linking Small Successes to Strategic Victory: How to Fight and Win Today’s Asymmetric Conflicts.”


April 25, 2017 - Seminar Series

Wendy Pearlman (Northwestern University)

"After the 'Refugee Crisis': Host State Policies, Socio-Economic Class, and a New Syrian Diaspora in Turkey and Germany."