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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.


Take the hallmark AGS advanced seminar.


Hear from today's most prominent, strategic voices.


Learn outside the classroom on staff rides and field trips.


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Military-Startup Innovation

Military-Startup Innovation

The Hacking for Defense (H4D) program at Duke University was recently profiled in a WUNC article titled “Unable To Recruit Enough Techies, The Military Is Partnering With Universities and Start-Ups.” Quoted in the article were, among others, Tommy Sowers who runs H4D at Duke University, and Peter W. Singer, future of war and defense strategist at […]

Top Issues in Cybersecurity: Recapping a Cyber Policy Panel at Duke Law

By Mary Wang. February 20, 2019. Panelists (left to right): Ari Schwartz – Venable LLP Managing Director of Cyber Security Services (; Jen Ellis – Rapid7 Vice President of Community and Public Affairs (; Sam Curry – Cybereason Chief Product Officer (; Shane T. Stansbury – Moderator, Duke Law School What do computers, advanced technology, cybersecurity lawyers, and squirrels […]