Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Security, Stabilization, and Conflict Avoidance

Our research in the security domain focuses on the developmentally-related, non-traditional sources of conflict that have increasingly come to characterize the contemporary era. Current research includes studies on multilateral peacekeeping and security stabilization efforts in Colombia, Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire; multilateral policing and drug control; multilateral nuclear non-proliferation regimes; the management of cyber threats; and new frameworks for understanding the costs of war.