The Interdisciplinary Research Hub on Global Security brings together scholars from across the social sciences, humanities, sciences and engineering to examine contemporary issues of security, conflict, risk, humanitarian intervention, militarization, disaster management and related security institutions for conflict management. Our aim is to develop an interdisciplinary forum for discussion of new research and for public engagement.
UCSB’s The Current featured Professor Neil Narang’s “Nuclear Weapons and International Security” class in Winter 2019. Professor Narang is the Co-Convener of The Orfalea Center’s Global Security Hub and an Assistant Professor in the Political Science Department. As he told The Current – “I don’t think there is a single […]
An upcoming special section of the journal Critical Studies on Terrorism will feature articles from participants of the After After 9/11 Working Group hosted by the Orfalea Center’s Global Security Hub. The six articles assembled in the special section interrogate the important question, “Is there an After, After 9/11?” from a number of […]
Dr. Lella Nouri, Lecturer of Criminology at Swansea University and former visiting Fulbright Scholar at the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies at UCSB, received the Rising Star (Early Career Researcher) Award at Swansea University’s 2018 Research and Innovation Awards. […]