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 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. For 2015, we plan to host a forum on religious/policy perspectives on the security situation in the Middle East featuring leading experts from the region. In the Spring 2015, we eagerly anticipate hosting the visit of President of the Republic of Kosovo, Atifete Jahaga. President Jahjaga will offer an evening lecture for the St. Edward’s University community on issues relating to leadership and women in international affairs. 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
Kozmetsky Center Director Dr. Sharyl Cross will participate in the annual Belgrade Security Forum, Belgrade Serbia, September 30-October 2, 2014 http://belgradeforum.org/agenda.html
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