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Center for Intelligence & Security Research

The Center for Intelligence and Security Research (CISR) is a ground-breaking university think tank designed for facilitating faculty and student research that is specifically relevant to the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community. CISR aims to foster high quality graduate and undergraduate research for the purpose of enhancing student professional development. This aim will be pursued by:
1) Supporting the dissemination of INSS students’ work through presentations and publications; 

2) Organizing seminars and annual colloquia featuring leading figures in the field;

3) Providing research support to external stakeholders.