The Columbia University Seminar on Defense and Security (CSDS) advances understanding of global military issues through sustained analysis. The seminar addresses the most urgent problems of our time; assesses strategies to resolve, mitigate, and meet these challenges; & initiates specific courses of action.
This seminar is co-sponsored by University Seminars and the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies.
Queries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nancy Walbridge Collins, Columbia University, Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies
Geneva Matthews, Columbia University, School of International & Public Affairs
CSDS meets on Wednesdays, International Affairs Building, Saltzman Seminar Room 1302.
UPCOMING: The 2019-2020 Academic Year schedule will be posted in September.
PAST SPEAKERS have included:Charles E. Berger; Max Boot; Steve Coll; Robert Connell; Randy George; Richard Haass; LeAnne Noelani Howard; Whitney Kassel; Dan Keyserling; Stanley McChrystal; William McRaven; William Joe Miller; Erica C. Nelson; Suzanne E. Nielsen; Eric Olson; Nicolle Wallace; Jeromy Williams; Daniel Yoo