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The Security Studies Program master’s degree offers a flexible schedule and intensive curriculum for a new generation of analysts, policymakers, and scholars.
The Center for Security Studies offers an expansive academic curriculum, in-depth research, and critical dialogue on security issues. As the oldest and most respected master’s degree program in its field, the Security Studies Program is dedicated to preparing a new generation of analysts, policymakers, and scholars to think critically and act responsibly in the face of the 21st Century’s most pressing national and international security problems.
SSP faculty are experts in their fields and accomplished practitioners with decades of experience.
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On Lawfare, professor C. Christine Fair warns that violence connected to the Rohingya crisis as a range of radicals are focusing on the persecuted minority.
Where are you from and what path brought you to SSP? I grew up in Cherry Hill, NJ and went to college in central New York (Colgate). Grad school at University of Chicago. fellowships at Stanford and Harvard after
A former deck watch officer in the U.S. Coast Guard, Rachel Bayles chose to pursue a Master’s in SSP in the hopes of making the world a better place following 9/11. From her time in the program, Bayles enjoyed the