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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.

Disruptive Effects of Autonomy

Minerva Project

This project seeks to understand the human, organizational, and political factors that will affect the willingness of individuals and bureaucracies to adopt autonomous systems, and the potential consequences of these attitudes. Learn more>> 

Inclusive Global Leadership Initiative


The Inclusive Global Leadership Initiative (IGLI) initiates research, education, & programming centered on the goal of highlighting the role that women and other underrepresented groups play in leading movements related to the advancement of peace and security across the world. Learn More >>

Student Programs

Sie Fellow awards

Students are actively involved with all projects at the Sié Center, with opportunities for research, publication, and fieldwork. Learn more about our student programs, including the full-tuition Sié Fellowship to the Josef Korbel School.

Denver Dialogues Blog Series

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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.