2017 Inman Award Winning Paper in Intelligence and National Security

Nov 13, 2017

This year’s recipients of the 2017 “Bobby R. Inman Award” for student scholarship on intelligence recently had their winning paper published in the journal Intelligence and National Security.

Fall 2017 Letter from ISP Director Steve Slick

Oct 16, 2017

Dear Friends of the Intelligence Studies Project,

With your support and (often) participation over the past year, the Clements-Strauss Intelligence Studies Project (ISP) broadened its institutional base and continued growing in a purposely sustainable manner.  Our tactical aims are unchanged: to offer rigorous academic courses on national security topics, to promote policy-relevant research, and to host public events that draw attention to the most serious intelligence policy debates.  We are making progress toward our strategic goal of building at The University of Texas at Austin a premier academic center for the study of U.S. Intelligence.  Much, though, remains to be done.

ISP Director Slick Reviews "Finks: How the CIA Tricked the World's Best Writers" in Lawfare

Sep 26, 2017

The Intelligence Studies Project Director Steve Slick recently reviewed Joel Whitney's publication Finks: How the CIA Tricked the World's Best Writers in an article published by Lawfare

Alcalde: Texas Ex and Former CIA Director John Brennan Joins UT Austin

Sep 25, 2017

The ISP, Strauss and Clements Centers, and The University of Texas at Austin recently announced that Texas alumnus and former CIA Director John Brennan would be joining the University as a Distinguished Non-Resident Scholar and Senior Advisor.

Former CIA Director John Brennan Joins UT Austin as a Distinguished Scholar

Sep 19, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas – John O. Brennan, a leading national security expert who served most recently as the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), has been appointed as a Distinguished Non-Resident Scholar at The University of Texas at Austin. He will advance the scholarly study of national security and intelligence.

DIA Summer 2018 Internship Applications Now Open

Aug 30, 2017

The Defense Intelligence Agency is now accepting applications for their summer 2018 internship program. 

ISP Senior Fellow Paul Pope Honored with Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal

Aug 17, 2017

On June 1, 2017, Paul Pope, the Intelligence Studies Project’s Senior Fellow and Clinical Professor in the LBJ School, was awarded the Career Distinguished Intelligence Medal at CIA Headquarters.

2017 Bobby R. Inman Award Recipient and Semifinalists Announced

Aug 14, 2017

The Intelligence Studies Project of The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the winner and two semifinalists of its third annual “Bobby R. Inman Award” competition recognizing outstanding student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security.

September: UT Austin CIA Career Information Sessions

Aug 10, 2017

CIA local recruiters will be on UT Austin's campus this coming fall to participate in the Engineering EXPO. All Longhorns are invited to attend an information session during the week of September 11th. 

Job Opening: House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Aug 09, 2017

The Democratic staff of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee seeks a motivated full-time staff/research assistant to join an active and tight-knit team in Washington, DC.