The Brexit-Fueled Death of the British University
For centuries, British schools were the envy of the world. Now they’re scrambling to stay alive.
Liberté! Égalité! Overcrowded, Underfunded Universities!
Can Emmanuel Macron save France's higher education system by making it more American?
The Best International Relations Schools in the World
The latest ranking of the top 50 IR programs for undergraduates, master's, and Ph.D.s.
America’s IR Schools Are Broken
There’s a lot of innovation on the surface, but the rot runs deep. Here’s how to fix it.
It’s Never Been a Better Time to Study IR
Donald Trump has changed the world — and some people will understand it better than others.
7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Applying to Grad School
Some unsolicited advice from a survivor of the trenches.
Kroesen strikes out again: Are diversity and political correctness really what’s hurting the Army’s educational system?
Diversity, along with more rigorous academic standards, would greatly improve military education.
John Kerry Slams Trump Administration in Harvard Commencement Speech
Reminding everyone at Harvard that free trade is great, Trump is bad, and climate change is real.
American Universities Are Welcoming China’s Trojan Horse
A growing number of Confucius Institutes are importing Chinese censorship into U.S. campuses.
The other side of the CGSC story: Some of our Army officers are functionally illiterate
Best Defense is in summer reruns. Here is an item that originally ran on January 5, 2016.
Jo Cox: A Memory
Three weeks ago, British Member of Parliament Jo Cox graciously hosted my students and me for dinner in London. And now she is dead.
How to Get Tenure (If You’re a Woman)
Seven peer-reviewed strategies female faculty can use to climb the ladder of academic success.
The Brainbelt Awakening
It’s time to stop championing the "lonely heroes" of innovation like Apple, Google, and Amazon and rally around the ingenuity of the world’s waning industrial communities.
Faculty morale at CGSC: Another report!
I would like to both verify Dr. Fischer’s comments and give more concrete examples of the abusive and toxic leadership climate at CGSC.
How is faculty morale doing at CGSC? A 2013 survey says some feel pretty bad
It is a very mixed picture.
How to Get Tenure
The top ten things junior faculty need to know — and why it should matter to the rest of us.
Want to adapt to a complex world? Get yourself some liberally educated officers
In late 2013, a past CG of U.S. Army Cadet Command justified the previously mentioned point bonus for STEM degrees because those cadets chose 'difficult academic majors.'