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Toward a Theory of Peace

We are pleased to announce that the print version of Randall Forsberg's PhD dissertation, Toward a Theory of Peace: The Role of Moral Beliefs, with an introduction by Matthew Evangelista and Neta C....


Five projects awarded 2019 digitization grants

One of the awards from the Cornell University Library's Grants Program for Digital Collections in Arts & Sciences (DCAPS) will help digitize a portion of the archive of the Institute for Defense...

Stephen Roblin

Stephen Roblin awarded a Delores Zohrab Liebmann (DZL) Fellowship

Stephen Roblin, a doctoral candidate in government and a previous Reppy Fellow, along with Laura Leddy, a doctoral student in anthropology, were selected as recipients of the Delores Zohrab Liebmann...

Rebecca Slayton

Four Cornell faculty win the White House early career awards

The White House has recognized four Cornell faculty members, including Rebecca Slayton, with the prestigious 2019 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Rebecca...

Peter Katzenstein

Peter Katzenstein Book Prize awarded for 2019

The Katzenstein Prize, in honor of Peter J. Katzenstein, the Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of International Studies at Cornell University, recognizes an outstanding first book in International...

Naomi Egel

Naomi Egel was awarded a Fulbright Program/Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship to support her dissertation research

Egel, a PhD candidate in the Government Department and former Reppy Director’s fellow, will spend twelve months as a visiting researcher at the Graduate Institute of International and Development...

Agnieszka Nimark

Agnieszka Nimark describes the new developments taking place in European Union Crisis Management

Agnieszka Nimark, Visiting Scholar in the Reppy Institute, has a chapter on Post-Lisbon Developments in EU Crisis Management in a new book on Ethics and Law for Chemical, Biological, Radiological,...

Rebecca Slayton

Trump says 'America must win' the 5G race. Here's what you need to know

Rebecca Slayton, Director of the Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, outlines in the Washington Post's Monkey Cage five things that put 5G in perspective.

Bruno Seraphin

Practicing Peace for Climate Justice: Haudenosaunee Knowledge in Global Context

Cornell graduate students led by Bruno Seraphin, Reppy Fellow, organized this special event that took place on March 14. If you were not able to attend, it was live streamed and can be seen on the...

Matthew Evangelista

Evangelista Part of Geneva Conventions 70th Anniversary Panel

Professor Evangelista and others commented on the questions posed by the book he co-edited with Nina Tannenwald, "Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?" The February 25th event in Geneva, Switzerland is...

Sabrina Karim

Sabrina Karim wins grant to study women in peacekeeping

Sabrina Karim, assistant professor of government, has been awarded a grant to assess the barriers affecting women’s participation in military and police forces involved in peacekeeping missions.

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Shadows and Ashes: The Peril of Nuclear Weapons Opens in the Big Red Barn and Durland Alternatives Library

The art exhibit will be open September 1-30, 2018 in two locations. Receptions open to the public will be at Durland Alternatives Library on September 6, 6:00-9:00 pm, and at the Big Red Barn on...

Rebecca Slayton

Slayton: Cyber threats call for "technopolitical" solutions

In an essay for the International Security Studies Forum, Rebecca Slayton, Associate Director of the Reppy Institute, argues that technical fixes are not enough.

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Nuclear Posture Review 2018

Debak Das, a current recipient of the Reppy Institute Long Fellowship and former Reppy Fellow, writes about the NPR and its implications for India. He says the review "marks a return to the Cold War...

Karim-Aly Kassam

Karim-Aly Kassam: Indigenous knowledge key to climate adaptation

The Reppy Institute steering committee member and his colleagues argue for a participatory approach to planning for variability.

Gene Sharp

Remembering Gene Sharp

Stephen Zunes (Cornell Government Department PhD, 1989), Professor of Politics, University of San Francisco, remembers Gene Sharp, who died January 28, 2018. Sharp's work on nonviolent action...

Yangyang Chen

Yangyang Cheng is the 2017 Leonard M. Rieser Award Winner

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists named Yangyang Cheng its 2017 recipient of the Leonard M. Rieser Award for her April 22, 2017 essay "Let science be science again."

Peter Katzenstein

Peter Katzenstein Book Prize 2018

The Katzenstein Prize, in honor of Peter J. Katzenstein, the Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of International Studies at Cornell University, recognizes an outstanding first book in International...

Randall Forsberg

New Collection of the Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies opens to the public at the Cornell University Library

An archive containing papers from the Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies (IDDS) has been deposited in the Archive Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections at the Cornell University...

Brandon Mok

Brandon Mok '19 spends summers exploring world of foreign policy research

Brandon Mok ‘19, a history major in the College of Arts & Sciences, spent his summer immersing himself in international affairs. In addition to spending Summer 2017 in Sweden, he spent Summer...