Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy
The Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies is dedicated to building knowledge on the evolving nature of security and diplomacy to better address pressing global issues. Its internationally-renowned faculty is committed to integrating the future leaders we teach into research, maintaining active conversation with policy leaders, and making complex issues legible to a broad audience. The Sié Center's many research projects focus particularly on managing violence and maximizing resilience at the local, national, regional, and global levels.
Monitoring and Mapping Private Security
Led by Professor Deborah Avant, students are collecting information from public sources on where private military and security companies operate, what tasks they perform, for whom, and with what consequences for human rights.
Collaborative Research on Peacebuilding
With support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Norwegian government, the Innovations in Peacebuilding project researches local conceptions of peacebuilding in collaboration with organizations in Norway, South Africa, and Nepal.
Denver Dialogues Blog Series
Denver Dialogues is a weekly, online exchange among scholars and policymakers hosted on Political Violence @ a Glance. Our community aims to recast outmoded ideas of conflict and examine recent trends, interactions, and implications for policy.