Columbia University Seminar on Defense and Security

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 defensesecurity@columbia.edu.


Chair

Nancy Walbridge Collins, Columbia University, Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies


Rapporteur

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