23 October - 9 AM - 4 PM 

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Carolyn Pumphrey, Ph.D. 
Triangle Institute for Security Studies 

TISS Twenty First Annual New Faces Conference

October 23, 2020


At this conference, six advanced doctoral candidates working in the security studies field will present their research to, and receive feedback from, an interdisciplinary audience. It is a unique opportunity to listen to cutting edge scholarship,  engage in intellectual exchange, and support young scholars in their endeavors. We hope you can join us - if possible for the whole event, though you can attend in part. 

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Schedule  [Subject to Modification until 1 October]

Biographies of Speakers

Dissertation Abstracts


Augusta Dell'Omo, History, University of Texas - Austin

Saving Apartheid: Trans-Atlantic Whiteness in the U.S.-South African Relationship, 1980-1994

Elizabeth Grasmeder, International Relations George Washington University

Brothers in Arms: Foreign Legions, National Armies, and Re-examining Citizenship and Military Service

Roya Izadidastgerdi, SUNY-Binghampton

Military Involvement in the Economy and its Political Consequences

So Jin Lee, Duke University

Carrots or Sticks? Positive Inducements in International Relations

Aroop Mukharji, Public Policy & Diplomatic Relations, Harvard University

Sea Change: McKinley, Roosevelt, and the Expansion of U.S. Foreign Policy 1897-1909

Gregoire Phillips, International Relations, University of California - Davis

Mainstreaming Rebellion:  How Rebels Repurpose the Tools of Radicalization to Attract Moderate Support