Kozmetsky Center Director Dr. Sharyl Cross participated in the session “Into the Fold or Out in the Cold? NATO Expansion and European Security after the Cold War” at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, May 2014

                                                                                                   Mari Skaare, NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace, and Security, presented a lecture for the St. Edward’s University community March 26, 2014

                                                                                                 Kozmetsky Center hosted delegation of the nations of South Eastern Europe February 25-27, 2014

Kozmetsky Center Director Dr. Sharyl Cross is offering a Spring Senior Seminar on the topic “Religion, War, Peace, and International Security”

Kozmetsky Center Director Dr. Sharyl Cross offered a Spring  2014 Senior Seminar on the topic “Religion, War, Peace, and International Security”


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About Us: Learn more about the work of the Kozmetsky Center and its role in providing expertise in order to analyze global trends and promote informed public policy. Learn more about our mission and vision. Read our program objectives.

Upcoming Activities: In September 2014, the Kozmetsky Center will host short-term Visting Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Dr. Robert Musil. Dr. Musil is a leading authority on global warming, environmental health, energy, and national security policy. He formerly served as CEO of Nobel Peace Prize-winning Physicians for Social Responsibility. Dr. Musil will offer an evening lecture on the St. Edward’s University campus Tuesday September 23 on the topic of his newly released book (Rutgers 2014) “Rachel Carson: Environment, Science, and Faith.”  Dr. Musil will also be available throughout the week to meet with students and faculty on campus.  On October 28, 2014, the Kozmetsky Center will hold a forum entitled “International Policy and Academic Perspectives on the Impact of the Ukrainian Conflict:  A New Cold or Hot War?” The evening event will feature an exchange of views among leading academic and policy experts of Ukraine, Russian Federation, European Union/NATO, United Kingdom, Germany, and the United States.  The Kozmetsky Center will host Dr. Edward J. Williams Professor Emeritus of the University of Arizona on Monday November 17, 2014. Dr. Williams is a leading specialist on Mexico and United States policy toward Central and Latin America. He will share his perspective on current developments on the U.S.-Mexico border, particularly focusing on challenges for refugees. Please check our website often for details on these major events, and other upcoming activities for the Kozmetsky Center.

Staff Activities: The Kozmetsky Center welcomes our new Executive Assistant, Mr. David Mowry http://think.stedwards.edu/kozmetsky/executive-assistant

Dr. Cross recently spoke on the topic “United States, Russia, China and Shifting Global Power Relationships: Syrian and Ukrainian Cases” at the Geopolitics Section of the International Political Science Association (IPSA) in Montreal Canada http://rc41.ipsa.org/pages/2014-Montreal

Kozmetsky Center Director Dr. Sharyl Cross will be speaking at University of Texas-Austin on Tuesday, October 21st at 12:30pm regarding "NATO-Russia Relations: The Ukrainian Crisis and Beyond". More information can be found here: http://web27.cc.utexas.edu/cola/depts/slavic/events/33489.


Kozmetsky Center Director on leveraging technology in global education:  http://www.cisco.com/web/strategy/docs/education/cisco-stedwards-casestudy.pdf

Contact Us. To learn more about events and activities sponsored by the Kozmetsky Center of Excellence at St. Edward's University, contact us at 512-233-1678.