Upcoming Events and Projects 2016

Kozmetsky Center to host Visiting Fulbright Scholar Volodymyr Dubovyk


Dr. Volodymyr Dubovyk, Associate Professor of International Relations & Director of the Center for International Studies at Odessa National University in Ukraine, Awarded Fulbright Senior Scholar Appointment at

St. Edward’s University for 2016-2017


The Kozmetsky Center at St. Edward’s University is pleased to announce that Dr. Volodymyr Dubovyk of Odessa National University in Odessa Ukraine was awarded the Senior Fulbright Visiting Research and Faculty appointment for academic year 2016-2017 at St. Edward's University in Austin. The Kozmetsky Center at St. Edward’s University will serve as the primary administrative U.S. host for this visiting faculty appointment. Professor Dubovyk was introduced to the St. Edward’s community when he participated in the Kozmetsky Center forum on “International Policy and Academic Perspectives on the Impact of the Ukrainian Conflict” held in October 2014.

Dr. Dubovyk earned his Ph.D. in political science/international relations from Odessa State University (now ONU - Odessa National University) in 1996, where he currently serves as Associate Professor at the Department of International Relations and Director of the Center for International Studies.  Among his teaching and research interests are U.S. foreign policy, U.S.-Ukraine relations, theory of international relations, Black Sea regional security, international conflict studies, and foreign policy of Ukraine. He has held prior fellowships at the Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 1997 and 2006-2007 and Center for International and Security Studies at University of Maryland in 2002. Dr. Dubovyk was a visiting scholar at the University of Washington in 2013.

Dr. Dubovyk can be reached at volodymyrdubovyk@gmail.com. For further information about the Kozmetsky Center or to request a lecture from Dr. Dubovyk, please visit think.stedwards.edu/kozmetsky, reach us by phone at (512) 233-1678, or email David Mowry, Executive Assistant to the Director, at dmowry@stedwards.edu

Fall 2016 Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference Call Schedule

These conference calls are open to all students, but you must RSVP to dmowry@stedwards.edu or (512) 233-1678


Wednesday, September 14th
11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m., Lucas Room RAGS 301
Political Corruption and Instability in Brazil
Matthew M. Taylor, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Assistant Professor, American University
Thursday, September 29th
1:00 p.m.—2:00 p.m., Lucas Room RAGS 301
Women, Peace, and Security
Jamille Bigio, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
Wednesday, October 12th
11:00 a.m. —12:00 p.m., Lucas Room RAGS 301
Foreign Policy in Campaign 2016
James M. Lindsay, Senior Vice President, Council on Foreign Relations
Thursday, October 27th
1:00 p.m.—2:00 p.m., Lucas Room RAGS 301
Nuclear North Korea
Adam Mount, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Wednesday, November 9th
11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m., Lucas Room RAGS 301
U.S.-Russia Relations
Angela E. Stent, Director, Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies, Georgetown University
Thursday, November 17th
1:00 p.m.—2:00 p.m., Lucas Room RAGS 301
The Future of U.S.-Cuba Relations
Susan Kaufman Purcell, Former Director of the Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami

Please check back soon for further information on additional fall 2016 conference and lecture events