The Ongoing Revolution in Foreign, Security and Defense Policy Analysis

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday March 29, 2018
      11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Habersham Building Room G17
  • Phone:
  • URL: Habersham Building
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  • Fee(s):
    N/A
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Contact

Chris McDermott

Research Associate I

chris.mcdermott@gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: For a long time, policy analysis in the fields of foreign, security and defense policy was driven more by ideology, 'gut feeling', pathos and ego than by dispassionate, evidence-based, collaborative and (!) creative analysis.

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  • Stephan De Spiegeleire Stephan De Spiegeleire
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For a long time, policy analysis in the fields of foreign, security and defense policy was driven more by ideology, 'gut feeling', pathos and ego than by dispassionate, evidence-based, collaborative and (!) creative analysis. Much of that is starting to change. The increased availability of new publicly available (and often free) data-sets and -tools are finally starting to give us an opportunity to do much more rigorous work. This will hopefully start feeding into more evidence-based policies in also those important areas. Stephan will share some examples of recent and ongoing work that HCSS, a small but influential think tank in the Netherlands, has been doing along these lines. He will also highlight the role that international interns have been playing - and hopefully, will continue to play - in this work.

Lunch will be provided.

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP), Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
security, defense, defense policy
Status
  • Created By: jpalacios9
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  • Created On: Mar 27, 2018 - 3:27pm
  • Last Updated: Mar 27, 2018 - 3:49pm