Notes From All Over

Joel Brenner, Senior Research Fellow

In late May Brenner spent four days in Tokyo briefing officials from the Cabinet office, the ministries of defense and economics, trade, and industry, and many private companies on our recent report on protecting critical infrastructure networks.

Eugene Gholz, Alum ’00

Eugene Gholz is moving to the University of Notre Dame (leaving the University of Texas at Austin).  His first day as an associate professor in the political science department at Notre Dame was July 1, 2017.

Jeanne Guillemin, Senior Advisor

Jeanne Guillemin was the first to correctly answer the Council for a Liveable World quiz stating that Congress has passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 55 years in a row until now. This year’s NDAA has not been passed yet. She was also the first to answer last week’s Center quiz, stating the U.S. ratified the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) in April, 1997.

Paul Staniland, Alum ’10

Paul Staniland was promoted to Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago.

Paul Walker, Alum ’78

Attended Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) 20th Anniversary Commemoration, The Hague, The Netherlands, https://www.opcw.org/, April 26, 2017.

Alec Warsnop, Alum ’17

Alec Warsnop was selected as a Non-Resident Fellow at the Modern War Institute at West Point for 2017-18. Warsnop will also be starting as an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland in August.