Notes From All Over

Boaz Atzili (Alum, ’06)

Boaz Atzili has been nominated the Director of Doctoral Studies Program at the School of International Service, American University.


Jonathan Caverley (Research Associate)

Jon was elected to the International Security Studies Section of the International Studies Association, and will serve, with Monica Duffy-Toft, as the section program chair for next year’s conference.


M. Taylor Fravel (Faculty)

Taylor has been promoted to Full Professor and has become the Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science, effective July 1, 2018.


Marika Landau-Wells (Alum, ’18)

Marika received a one-year postdoctoral fellowship from the Beyond Conflict Innovation Lab to study the neural bases of threat perception. During the fellowship, she will be based at MIT in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences in the lab of Prof. Rebecca Saxe.


Austin Long (Alum, ’10)

On June 21, 2018 Long testified to the House Foreign Affairs Committee Sub-committee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade on “Russian Nuclear Forces and Prospects for Arms Control.”


Philip Martin (Graduate Student)

Philip Martin was awarded a 2018-19 Pre-doctoral Research Fellowship at the Belfer Center’s International Security Program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.


Timothy McDonnell (Graduate Student)

Tim McDonnell received a pre-doctoral fellowship at George Washington University’s Institute for Security and Conflict Studies for the 2018-19 academic year.


Yoni Shimshoni (Research Affiliate)

Starting September for the academic year 2018-19, Shimshoni will be a Research Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center in D.C., working on society-centric warfare and strategy, a project he began at SSP in 2016.


Timothy Wright (Alum, ’18)

After successfully defending his dissertation, “From Predators to Providers: The Role of Violence and Rules in Establishing Social Control,” Tim will move on to his next job commanding 1st Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment and a NATO Battle Group in Poland.