Areas of Expertise
The mission of the Mershon Center for International Security Studies is to advance the understanding of national security in a global context.
One key way the center accomplishes this mission is by supporting faculty research projects in three core dimensions of national security:
Principal investigators come from a wide variety of departments - political science, history, sociology, public policy, women's studies, law, and philosophy, to name a few - and their work represents a full spectrum of research on national security.
The Mershon Center also supports several endowed positions highlighted under Faculty Spotlight.
To learn more, please click on the links to the left.
G8 leaders gathered for a roundtable working session at the Windsor Hotel in Tokyo on July 8, 2008. The Group of Eight meeting in Japan focused on rising worldwide inflation that sparked food riots and threatened to damage global economic growth. (Photo by Tomohiro Ohsumi/AFP/Getty Images)