CIS Invited Guests

The center welcomes guests throughout the year to present lectures to undergraduates, graduate students and faculty

Upcoming Events

Fall 2023 

Spring 2023

Past Events

“From Poetry to Policy: A Journey from Academia to a Career in Government”

Bart Gorman, Professor, The Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy

February 3, 2023 | Noon| SOS B40

Moderated by Sally Pratt, Chair, Political Science and International Relations; Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures

This event was co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Department of Political Science and International Relations, and the Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures.

Bart Gorman presents on

“Nuclear Brinksmanship: The Cuban Missile Crisis and the Ukraine War”

Roundtable discussion with Robert English, Gregory Treverton, Najmedin Meshkati, and Vladislav Zubok, on lessons from the Cuban Missile Crisis for the war in Ukraine.

November 2, 2022 |12–1 pm | SOS B40 |  Watch the discussion

This event was co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies and the Global Policy Institute.

Nuclear Brinksmanship flyer featuring USC Professors Robert English, Greg Treverton, Najmedin Meshkati and London School of Economics Professor Vladislav Zubok.