Center News

  • Apr 23, 2014
    On April 22, the Perry Center provided a lecture to 60 students and faculty at the Colegio de Altos Estudios Estratégicos (CAEE) in El Salvador via videoconference. The lecture was titled “Failed States” and was lef by Perry Center professor Dr. Isidro Sepúlveda. This event is part of an ongoing lecture series with CAEE in support of their XXIII...

  • Apr 23, 2014
    On April 15, Perry Center professor Dr. Evan Ellis gave a presentation in Miami, FL, to an audience of 60 Latin America–oriented business professionals, academics, and students on the security and defense dimension of Chinese engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean. Dr. Ellis’s presentation was part of the seminar, “South-South Relations:...

  • Apr 15, 2014
    El profesor del Centro Perry, Luis Kun, recientemente fue coautor de dos artículos para la revista Salud y Tecnología : "Previendo la Seguridad del Paciente en Telesalud: Una Perspectiva de Investigación" y "Gestión Gobal de Productos para la Inocuidad Alimentaria: Un Enfoque Estratégico Integral e Integrado (Propuesta)"

  • Apr 14, 2014
    In support of the USSOUTHCOM mission, the Perry Center designed and directed a course on interagency coordination for civil and military officials of the National Administrative System for Territorial Consolidation in Colombia. The course ran for three weeks, including a two-week distance phase and one week in Bogotá, from March 17 until April 5,...

  • Apr 11, 2014
    Last week, Perry Center Assistant Professor Kevin Newmeyer successfully defended his dissertation titled “Cybersecurity Policy in Developing Nations: A Jamaica Case Study” – a study that details the formation of the Jamaican government and private sector’s views of cybersecurity, government initiatives to build a national cybersecurity strategy,...

  • Apr 07, 2014
    On April 4, a delegation from the Inter-American Air Forces Academy (IAAFA) visited the Perry Center for an organizational briefing and discussion with Perry Center faculty. The 41 visitors, including 21 officers from Western Hemisphere partner nations, received an organizational brief from Dr. Luis Bitencourt, Perry Center Dean of Academic...

  • Apr 07, 2014
    On April 1–4, the Perry Center, USSOUTHCOM, and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) cohosted the 2014 Biosurveillance Challenges in the Americas Workshop at USSOUTHCOM in Miami, FL, an event that brought together senior leaders and experts in security and public health from 12 countries in the Western Hemisphere. The workshop focused on...

  • Apr 03, 2014
    The Perry Center has just launched Volume 1 of the new Perspectivas eJournal, a collection of current research and analysis. Perspectivas is a digital publication that contains an array of articles, commentaries, and policy statements in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. The eJournal thrives on the diversity of “perspectives” that make up the...

  • Apr 01, 2014
    On March 28, the residence phase of Perry Center advanced courses concluded with a closing ceremony and reception. The ceremony featured remarks by Mr. Ken LaPlante, Perry Center Acting Director, and Dr. John Melvin Jones, a longtime Foreign Service officer and former US Ambassador to Guyana. The four advanced courses are: Civil-Political-Military...

  • Mar 20, 2014
    On March 11, Perry Center Executive LNO to USSOUTHCOM Steve Meyer presented a Perry Center overview to an Army South–sponsored Civil-Military Relations Professional Development Exchange at the Honduran Defense Ministry. These overviews serve as the foundation for institutional relationship-building, bringing the mission and resources of the Perry...

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