In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, all CSPS events for the rest of the Spring of 2020 are canceled barring a change in George Mason University’s policies.

For more information, please visit GMU’s website here.


About CSPS

Launched in 2014, the Center for Security Policy Studies (CSPS) advances the study of international security.¬† Through its research and extensive array of student programs, CSPS seeks to both generate creative solutions to today’s pressing security challenges and educate tomorrow’s security policymakers.

CSPS’s multidisciplinary faculty include experts in economics, history, political science and sociology, as well as a number of distinguished practitioners-in-residence.¬† Located on Mason’s Arlington campus, CSPS also provides unique access to a large number of defense and security experts, including current and former government officials, active and recently retired senior military officers, prominent think tank analysts, and world-renowned scholars.


Recent Faculty Appearances

CSPS Director Ellen Laipson joined  Jennifer Cafarella, National Security Fellow at the Institute for the Study of War, on Voice of America to discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in the Middle East. An audio recording of the event is available here.