Center News

  • Jul 25, 2019
    From July 9-12, 2019 the Perry Center visited Chile to participate in academic exchanges with institutional counterparts and the wider alumni community. Professors Celina Realuyo and Boris Saavedra along with Kara O’Ryan from the Alumni and Educational Outreach office visited the National Academy of Political and Strategic Studies ( ANEPE ) and...

  • Jul 22, 2019
    The William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies welcomed a group of visitors from the Inter-American Air Forces Academy on July 18, 2019. The students were greeted by Dr. Scott Tollefson, Dean of Academic Affairs. Dr. Fabiana Perera delivered a lecture on extra-hemispheric actors in Venezuela and engaged in a lively discussion with the...

  • Jul 11, 2019
    Dr. David Spencer and Dr. Fabiana Perera participated in a seminar on the impact of new technologies for defense and security hosted by ANEPE on June 20, 2019. Dr. Spencer presented on the impact of these technologies on counterinsurgency and counterterrorism operations. Dr. Perera presented on the normative framework governing the use of new...

  • Jul 09, 2019
    Welcoming a group of students from the Air War College on July 3, Dr. Fabiana Perera, Assistant Professor at the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, delivered a lecture to the group on Security Challenges Facing the Western Hemisphere. Professors from the Africa Center for Strategic Studies and the Near East South Asia Center...

  • Jul 03, 2019
    The Brazilian Superior War College (ESG) and the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (WJPC) of the United States signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions on June 14, in Rio de Janeiro. The document will serve to further develop academic, cultural and cooperative exchange programs. Representing their...

  • Jun 17, 2019
    The Perry Center team comprised of Celina Realuyo, Boris Saavedra and Kara O’Ryan participated in the three-day Countering Transnational Threats seminar co-sponsored and hosted by the Naval War College (Escola de Guerra Naval – EGN) , Army School of Command and General Staff (Escola de Comando e Estado-Maior do Exército - ECEME) and the National...

  • Jun 03, 2019
    Today, the 2019 Managing Security and Defense (MSD) Senior Executive Seminar opened at the Perry Center. MSD is a week-long senior executive seminar whose content is tailored in response to the policy priorities of both the Western Hemisphere Affairs and the Security Cooperation offices in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, as well as the...

  • May 23, 2019
    On Tuesday, May 14 2019, the Ecuadorian National War College made a stop at the Perry Center on their visit to the United States. The group was greeted by Perry Center Director LTG (ret.) Frederick Rudesheim, Chief of Staff Mr. Jeffry Murphy, and Dean of Academic Affairs, Dr. Scott Tollefson. During their visit to the Perry Center, Ecuadorian War...

  • May 22, 2019
    Dr. Fabiana Sofia Perera, Assistant Research Fellow, participated in the 2019 SMA Conference, "The Evolving Anatomy of Conflict in a Dynamically Changing World" at Joint Base Andrews on May 21, 2019. The conference was organized by J39 - Directorate of Global Operations. Dr. Perera participated on a panel on "The Nearing Fight: USEUCOM,...

  • May 17, 2019
    Dr. Fabiana Perera, Assistant Research Fellow at the William J Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, addressed an audience of approximately 25 students enrolled the Peruvian Navy's Postgraduate War College's CEDEYAC (Strategic Leadership for Defense and Crisis Management) Course on May 14. This program to students of various backgrounds,...

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