Publications /

The International Relations of Middle-Earth by Abigail E. Ruane and Patrick James

The Global Economic Crisis and East Asian Regionalism by Saori N. Katada

1989: The Struggle to Create Postwar Europe by Mary Sarotte 

Research Opportunities

CIS provides several research and funding opportunities for its faculty members and students. 

Member Spotlight /

Jacques Hymans
Associate Professor of International Relations, USC 

Ann Crigler
Professor of Political Science, USC


Mauricio Rivera Celestino
recipient of the 2013-2014 CIS Hayward R. Alker Postdoctoral Fellowship

Andrew Radin
last year's CIS Alker Postdoctoral Fellow, now a Belfer Center Fellow at Harvard University.

Upcoming Events

Click HERE to see Spring 2014 schedule of events
Our seminar series is designed to provide a broad and in-depth look at international affairs, and to bring state-of-the-art research to USC.

Video Archive

Click here for access to recordings of past CIS events.