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Fall 2019 Newsletter

Sep 11, 2019

Here's what happened at the Clements Center over the summer and what's in store for the fall! If you would like to subscribe to our Events or Newsletter email list, please sign up here

Rangel Fellow & Security Studies Portfolio student Gabriel Cortez makes the case for the Peace Corps

Sep 04, 2019

Drawing on the history of the Peace Corps as well as his own experience volunteering in Ukraine, Cortez offers his insights on the value of the program in promoting democracy.

Student Spotlight: Undergraduate Fellow Erienne Terpak interns with Army Futures Command

Aug 30, 2019

The Clements Center's Student Professional Development Fund provides UT undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to intern at some of the top governmental and non-governmental organizations across the world by providing monetary support for unpaid positions.

Faculty Fellow Aaron O'Connell discusses parallels between Vietnam and Afghanistan on NPR

Aug 27, 2019

Dr. O'Connell offers an insightful comparison of the Vietnam War and U.S. efforts in Afghanistan on NPR's Morning Edition. 

America Between the Wars: From 11/9 to 9/11 Podcast

Aug 19, 2019

In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Jim Goldgeier, professor and former dean of the American University School of International Service, and Derek Chollet, current executive vice president of the German Marshall Fund, discuss their 2008 book, America Between the Wars: From 11/9 to 9/11 and the arc of post-cold war American foreign policy. In this podcast, they’ve included another 11/9, referring not to the end of the Cold War, but to Nov. 9, 2016, the day after the election of Donald Trump. This talk was recorded during the Clements Center’s Summer Seminar on History, Statecraft, and Diplomacy.