Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law

Founding Year: 2007

Staff: 82


Robert M Chesney (Director)

A major research center that pursues “practical solutions to emerging international challenges. Towards that end, the Center sponsors a wide array of research programs and educational initiatives.” It “integrates expertise from across the University of Texas at Austin, as well as from the private and public sectors, in pursuit of practical solutions to emerging international challenges.” The Center has over 10 programs grouped under the themes of instability, technology, law, and public engagement.

Relevant Programs:

Annual Events:

  • Transatlantic Dialogue on International Law and Armed Conflict

Note: Bob Strauss was chair of the DNC and a protege of Lyndon Johnson.

Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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