Migration and Transnational Flows
CISAC scholars are actively engaged in seeking to understand the causes and effects of the movement of people, money, legal and illicit goods, and even ideas across boundaries and borders.
Chenoweth wins APSA Woodrow Wilson AwardCISAC News
Visiting scholar Erica Chenoweth and co-author Maria Stephan won the American Political Science Association's 2012 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award for their book, "Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict."
William J. Perry, former secretary of defense, favors Syrian "no-fly, no-drive zone"CISAC in the news: LA Times on August 10, 2012
As Syria's civil war intensifies, pressure is mounting on President Obama to do more to weaken the Assad regime and aid Syrian insurgents. William J. Perry, former secretary of defense and co-director of CISAC's Preventive Defense Project, believes there should be a "no-fly, no-drive zone" in northern Syria to protect civilians and rebels.