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; and 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, Chair & Research Scholar, Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies
Daniel White, Rapporteur, School of International & Public Affairs
CSDS meets on Wednesdays in 1302 International Affairs.
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.
UPCOMING SEMINARS (FALL 2019):
Charles E. Berger
Federal Bureau of Investigations
Patrick J. Mahaney
National Center for Urban Operations