National Security-Related Courses At Harvard

National Security-Related Courses Recently Offered at Harvard University:

Harvard Law School

  • National Security Law: Legal Frameworks and National Security Decision-Making — Juan Zarate
  • National Security Law — James Baker
  • National and International Security Law Workshop — Jack Goldsmith and Gabriella Blum
  • Privacy, Technology, and National Security —Philip Heymann
  • Prosecuting Transnational Criminal Organizations: Seminar — Philip Heymann
  • Prosecution Policies and Strategy at the International Criminal Court — Alex Whiting
  • The “War on Terror” Memoir (reading group) — Deborah Popowski
  • The Promises and Challenges of Disarmament: Clinical Seminar — Bonnie Docherty
  • Government Lawyer — Semester in Washington Clinic (ability to intern at federal agencies, including those doing national security-related work)
  • Government Lawyer Clinic (ability to intern at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts, including in the Anti-Terrorism and National Security Unit)
  • Controlling Cyberspace — Jonathan Zittrain
  • Cybercrime — Phillip Malone
  • International Cybersecurity: Public and Private Sector Challenges — Jack Goldsmith

Harvard Kennedy School

  • Modern Diplomacy: Peace and War in the 21st Century — R. Nicholas Burns
  • Central Challenges of American National Security, Strategy, and the Press — Graham Allison and David Sanger
  • Controlling Weapons Proliferation — Matthew Bunn and William Tobey
  • Technology, Security, and Conflict in the Cyber Age — James Waldo
  • The U.S. Homeland Security Enterprise — Juliette Kayyem
  • The Origins of Modern Wars — Stephen Martin Walt
  • Central Challenges of American National Security, Strategy, and the Press — Graham T. Allison, Jr., and David Sanger

Harvard College (includes cross-listed graduate courses)

  • International Conflict and Cooperation — Dustin Tingley
  • The Military Instrument of Foreign Policy — Aurel Braun
  • Law and Theory After 9/11 — Cheryl Brown Welch
  • Security and Development Interventions in Fragile States — Cheryl Brown Welch
  • Rationalist Sources of International Conflict and War — Muhammet Ali Bas
  • Cycles of War and Peace — Shawn Ling Ramirez
  • Future of War — Stephen P. Rosen
  • War and Politics — Stephen P. Rosen
  • The Economics of National Security Seminar — Martin Feldstein
  • Globalization and U.S. National Security — Joan Johnson-Freese
  • Nuclear Weapons and International Security — Thomas M. Nichols
  • From September 11th to the War on Terror: Terrorism and counterterrorism in sociological perspective — Lisa Stampnitzky
  • The Laws of War and the War on Terrorism — Gregg Andrew Peeples

Harvard Extension School

  • Comparative National Security Strategies of Middle Eastern Countries — Charles Freilich
  • The Future of War: Conflict and Order in the Twenty-first Century — Thomas M. Nichols

This information is current as of February 2013.
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