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Experts reflect on challenges ahead in 2022

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Barbara Walter on Is the U.S. Headed Toward Civil War?

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James Lee on Rising U.S.-China Tensions Over Taiwan


IGCC researchers study a wide range of topics involving the security, environmental, and economic policies that shape our ability to prevent conflict and promote cooperation across the globe.

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IGCC’s training programs and workshops bring students together with leading researchers, scholars, policy officials, and operational specialists to train future generations of experts.

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IGCC provides leadership for preventive diplomacy in the world’s most troubled regions through its Track II dialogues.

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Remembering Herb York

This month, IGCC marks the 100th birthday of its founder, Herbert York, the first chancellor of UC San Diego and a world-renowned nuclear physicist who was instrumental in both the development of the nuclear bomb and efforts to contain its use. In this tribute we remember his extraordinary impact on scholarship and policy and look back at his life in pictures.

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Dissertation Fellows

Since 1984, IGCC has provided fellowships to doctoral students to support research and writing across 35 disciplines. Meet the 2021/22 cohort, and learn more about their dissertation projects.

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Disseration Fellows
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IGCC uses its publications program to disseminate research results and policy recommendations to a diverse audience, both academic and non-academic. Reports, policy and research briefs, and occasional papers provide the latest findings from IGCC conferences and activities.


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