The Center for International Trade & Security (CITS) was established in 1987 with the support of former U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk. Since its founding, CITS has developed a network of academic researchers, public officials and industry representatives with expertise in critical areas of national and international security. CITS advises policymakers and trains personnel around the world on nonproliferation and strategic trade controls, while serving as a hub of research, teaching and outreach on new and emerging security topics.

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MIP students accepted into prestigious nuclear security program at top national laboratory
MIP students accepted into prestigious nuclear security program at top national laboratory

By: Rachael Andrews Two SPIA students in the Master of International Policy (MIP) program have been selected to attend the prestigious Nuclear Nonproliferation, Safeguards, and Security (NNSS) in the 21st

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UGA ranks fifth in producing Congressional staffers
UGA ranks fifth in producing Congressional staffers

According to LegBranch.org, the University of Georgia ranks fifth in the nation in terms of number of Congressional staffers produced out of undergraduate universities. Using a database from Congressional research

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New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Justin Conrad
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Justin Conrad

SPIA is excited to introduce Justin Conrad! Justin Conrad, Gary K. Bertsch Director of the Center for International Trade and Security and Associate Professor of International Affairs, received his PhD

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