Center News

  • Jun 08, 2016
    The Perry Center said farewell to Diplomat-in-Residence Ambassador Adam Blackwell. After a distinguished career representing Canada in missions and international organizations around the world, Ambassador Blackwell joined the Perry Center in September 2015 as its first Diplomat-in-Residence. During his tenure, he drew upon his extensive diplomatic...

  • Jun 03, 2016
    The Perry Center bid farewell to Captain Camilo Segovia as his year as a visiting professor from the Colombian Navy came to a close. During his time in Washington, DC, Captain Segovia contributed to a variety of Perry Center courses, events, and publications. He provided invaluable assistance to the development of the upcoming Defense Policy and...

  • Jun 03, 2016
    The Perry Center recognized nine employees for their years of service in the federal government. With tenures ranging from five to thirty-five years, each employee received a certificate and pin to acknowledge his or her time in service and continuing commitment to the Department of Defense and United States Government. Ms. Alicia Torres-Ferrer, a...

  • Jun 02, 2016
    The William J. Perry Center is happy to announce that Dr. Alejandra Bolaños has joined the Center as the newest faculty member. Dr. Bolaños has extensive academic and operational experience in Latin America and the Caribbean. She did her undergraduate studies at the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education in Mexico, earned a Master...

  • Jun 01, 2016
    Bernie Aronson, the US Special Envoy to the Colombia Peace Talks, spoke at the Perry Center about his experiences in Havana and Bogotá. In a 1-on-1 conversation with Perry Center Professor Pat Paterson, Mr. Aronson spoke of the negotiations between the FARC and the Colombian government to end the 52-year long internal conflict in the country...

  • May 31, 2016
    Perry Center Professors Dr. Scott Tollefson and Pat Paterson attended the LASA Congress in New York City. The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) represents an excellent opportunity for Perry Center staff, faculty, and students to learn about contemporary issues in the Western Hemisphere. It is the largest Latin American association in the...

  • May 26, 2016
    Professor Guillermo Pacheco-Gaitan held a VTC with approximately thirty students from Peru’s CEDEYAC course on Security, Stability, Transition, and Reconstruction. The session began with a discussion on General Sir Rupert Smith’s new paradigm concerning war, which now often takes place amid civilian populations; and the challenges that present...

  • May 25, 2016
    Professor Celina Realuyo led and moderated the plenary panel on “International Cooperation to Counter International Criminal Networks and their Linkages to Terrorism” at the ISOF (International Special Operations Forces) Conference of the 2016 SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference), before an audience of 400 special operators...

  • May 25, 2016
    The Perry Center has been honored with a 2016 When Work Works Award for its use of effective workplace strategies to increase business and employee success. This prestigious award, part of the national When Work Works project administered by the Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), recognizes...

  • May 19, 2016
    Tres nuevas publicaciones forman parte de los esfuerzos del Centro Perry para informar sobre cuestiones de vanguardia relacionadas con la seguridad y la defensa en el Hemisferio Occidental. En el documento ocasional más reciente, el profesor del Centro Perry Boris Saavedra examina la amenaza cibernética a la infraestructura crítica en muchas...

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