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Dr. Powers and Dr. Stanley Speak at NSSP Symposium

Departmental News

Posted:  Apr 04, 2017 - 12:00am

UNM's National Security Studies Program (NSSP) hosted its annual symposium this week on the theme "Global and National Security Challenges and Opportunities for the New Administration". The event was co-hosted by the Global and National Secuirty Policy Institute. The symposium was a two day event with presentations by students, scholars, reporters, and Intelligence Community professionals. Political Science professor Dr. Kathy Powers introduced New York Times reporter Scott Shane, who presented his work "Russia, Information Warfare and the 2016 Election". Shane is a national security reporter and expert on the NSA and jihadist Internet recruiting. UNM Political Science professor Dr. William Stanley spoke as part of the symposium.  Dr. Stanley sat on a panel on "Global and National Security Issues" with UNM Geography professor Dr. Chris Duval and Ambassador Michael Hammer. Dr. Stanley presented "Environment and Climate Change as Evolving Security Concerns". 

For more information on the symposium and on the NSSP at UNM, please visit their website.