Related Local Organizations
The Curriculum arranges many of its activities in cooperation with other organizations in the area which are also interested in problems of peace and security. Some of those are:
The Triangle Institute for Security Studies (T.I.S.S.) is an interdisciplinary consortium of Duke University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University. The object of T.I.S.S. is to promote communication and cooperation among faculty, graduate students, and the public across disciplines and beyond the confines of each university in order to advance research and education concerning national and international security, broadly defined.
This project collects and organizes secondary literature, women’s autobiographies, films and informative websites on this subject to make them available to the public. Alongside full text searching, it allows users to explore the collections of curated sources through multiple entry points: author or director, publication or release date, collection, major wars, countries and regions or keywords. GWonline is connected to the forthcoming Oxford Handbook on Gender, War and the Western World since 1600 (General Editor: Karen Hagemann). It also allows a literature search by Handbook chapters. The project is supported by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
(LENS) works closely with TISS in organizing conferences. Founded in 1993, the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, such as the legal and policy implications of counterterrorism operations at home and abroad, the role of the respective branches of government in security matters, the international law of armed conflict, the impact of security issues on international business endeavors, and the ethical issues of the practice of national security law.
Led by former National Security Council staff member, Professor Peter D. Feaver, American Grand Strategy (AGS) is an interdisciplinary initiative across Duke University that creates and shares new knowledge in the grand strategy field. The program’s mission is to prepare the next generation of strategists by studying past generations and interacting with current strategic leaders.
The Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center is jointly managed by the Duke Center for International Development (DCID) and UNC’s Center for Global Initiatives. Each year it welcomes a class of Fellows who are already leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers, and through service activities. Fellows at the Center earn a master’s degree in international relations, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict studies.
A Center founded in 2005 (housed at Duke) and directed by Professor David Schanzer, the mission of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security (TCTHS) is to enhance the understanding of terrorism and the means to combat it through education, research and the development of partnerships between universities, industry and government. Founded in 2005, the TCTHS faculty conduct research, comment on current events and policy debates, and run executive education programs. The center sponsors multiple events each year providing an opportunity for students to interact with leading practitioners and scholars.
American Diplomacy is a non-profit corporation based in North Carolina that provides electronic commentary, analysis, and research on American Foreign Policy and its practice. The site brings together a wide variety of intellects, ranging from former Foreign Service personnel to college professors, dedicated to critiquing and interpreting modern U.S. practices and current U.S. policies overseas.
Carolina for Kibera is as a non-profit charitable corporation that works on a variety of projects in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya. CFK is philosophically grounded in the concepts of human dignity and respect, and the conviction that every human being possesses an inviolable worth. While hope exists in even the most oppressive conditions, solutions to problems involving poverty are possible only if the poor have opportunity to use their talents, strength, and ingenuity to succeed.
The American Naval Records Society (ANRS) was founded in 2010. Its mission is to foster the expansion of research into, writing about and teaching of American naval history through the publication of documentary sources. The model for the ANRS has been the British Navy Records Society, which was established in 1893 for the purpose of printing unpublished manuscripts and rare works of naval interest. PWAD serves as the institutional host for ANRS; the chair serves on its board and ANRS uses UNC server space.