Cultivating the next generation of grand strategists.
The Duke University Program in American Grand Strategy is a signature program for Duke students interested in national security policymaking. AGS is defined by its curriculum, with the hallmark AGS advanced seminar, speaker series, co-curricular active learning experiences, research opportunities and extensive alumni network.
Thomas Schwartz | September 17, 2020 In the first History and International Security series event of the semester, Professor Simon Miles spoke with Dr. Thomas Schwartz about his new political biography of Henry Kissinger. Watch the event here.
Daveed Gartenstein-Ross & Dr. Erroll Southers| September 10, 2020 White Supremacist Violent Extremism: How Can It be Prevented Professor David Schanzer was joined by two of our nation’s leading experts, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Dr. Erroll Southers, to discuss the threat of white supremacist violence in the United States. Watch the event here.
Kashmir Hill | September 3, 2020 Professor David Hoffman joined NYT’s tech reporter Kashmir Hill to discuss the pros and cons of face recognition technology. Watch the event here. New York Times technology report Kashmir Hill spoke with Sanford Professor David Hoffman about facial recognition technology, algorithmic bias, and privacy protections on Thursday, September […]
Juliette Kayyem | September 1, 2020 Professor David Schanzer joined Juliette Kayyem to discuss policy and policing in the U.S. Watch the event here. Juliette Kayyem, former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Intergovernmental Affairs under President Obama, talked to AGS virtually on September 1st, 2020. During her discussion with Professor David Schanzer, she discussed […]
Ambassador Susan Rice | August 27, 2020 Professor David Schanzer joined Susan Rice in conversation to discuss American interests and values in a globalized world. Ambassador Susan E. Rice served as U.S. National Security Advisor and U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations under President Barack Obama. She is the author of the New York […]
Major General Ronald P. Clark | July 31, 2020 Professor David Schanzer joined Major General Ronald P. Clark, Chief of Staff for U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, to discuss his experiences and opportunities throughout a decades-long Army career and his perspective on the Army’s efforts towards racial equality. Watch the event here. Read about the event […]
A Double-Edged Sword for Racial Equality: The Impact of Defunding the Police on Technology Usage By Kamran Kara-Pabani. July 10, 2020. The Black Lives Matter movement has been reignited in the American consciousness after the brutal killings of George Floyd and other African Americans have been exposed to the public. Much of this movement focuses […]
Mac’s Internship National Weather Service/NOAA | D.C. Week 10: August 7, 2020 With lots of smiles and some not-so-dry eyes, this week marked the end of my internship with NOAA/NWS. After months of research, I had the exciting opportunity to present my final project (research paper; powerpoint) detailing the importance of satellite imagery in […]
Reiss Becker Independent Writing and Research Week 9: July 22nd, 2020–”Shoring up the Defense Industrial Base” This week on Pandemic Prognostics I wrote a follow up to last week’s post and outlined some ways that the U.S. can address the deteriorating state of its defense industrial base. I wrote this piece in order to conclude the inquiry […]
Jimmy’s Internship Empower the People | Working Remotely Week 11: All Good Things August 16, 2020 Welcome to my final post as an AGS Summer Fellow. This summer has surpassed all expectations I had for it, and I am extremely grateful to the American Grand Strategy Program for their unwavering support during even the […]