International Security Studies

A research hub of the Jackson School dedicated to the study of international history, grand strategy, and global security

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About Us

Founded in 1988, ISS is a research hub of the Jackson School dedicated to the study of international history, grand strategy, and global security.

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People

Get to know the members of the ISS community.

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Research Programs

ISS convenes academics and practitioners around four core project areas: America, China, and Eurasia; Maritime and Naval Studies; Africa Security; and Artificial Intelligence, Emerging Technologies, and National Power.

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Grand Strategy Program

The Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy offers a year-long course to Yale students that addresses large-scale, long-term strategic challenges of statecraft, politics, and social change.

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Fellowships

Each year, ISS hosts a number of promising young scholars who conduct cutting-edge research at Yale.

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News

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Events

ISS hosts lectures, symposia, workshops, and conferences to further advance the dialogue around important topics in security studies.