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January 6, 2022

The Mershon Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher McKnight Nichols as the Wayne Woodrow Hayes Chair of National Security Studies, pending Board of Trustees approval,…

December 15, 2021

The Mershon Center for International Security Studies is seeking faculty to join Mershon as Programming and Research Leaders to develop creative programming around a topic of their choice which…

November 30, 2021

An interdisciplinary research proposal supported and co-led by the Mershon Center was recently awarded OSU’s prestigious President’s Research Excellence Program Catalyst grant.…

November 17, 2021

On November 5, 2021, there was a terrorist attack at a courthouse in Medina, Ohio, a ransomware cyber attack that shut down Google Voice services, and armed extremist militias battling in Columbus…

September 19, 2021

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. This also marks two decades of the tumultuous "Post-9/11 Era," and the end of 20 years of U.S. military involvement…

August 22, 2021

We are excited to welcome Laura Dugan to the Mershon team as the Designated Professor of Human Security. Laura joins us from the top criminology program in the country at the University of…

May 13, 2021

Communities and individuals across the world are in varying states of transition from violence to peace. While the character of violence might differ, from paramilitarism and criminal gangs to…

May 11, 2021

The Mershon Center for International Security Studies, with support from a generous grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, have organized a first of its kind “bootcamp” intended to…

May 7, 2021

The Mershon Center and the Moritz College of Law’s Divided Community Project recently established a partnership with the goals of building peace and strengthening dispute resolution efforts in the…