International Security Studies Section (ISSS)

A map of ISSS's Panel Titles from ISA 2013

Welcome to ISSS

Within the context of international studies, the ISSS seeks to promote the study of global, international, regional and national security—broadly conceived. The section is theoretically and methodologically pluralistic, seeking to support and encourage scholarship from a wide range of perspectives.


Eugene Gholz | Section Chair
March 2019 - April 2021
University of Notre Dame

Lise Morje Howard | Section Program Chair
March 2019 - March 2020
Georgetown University

See Governance & Leadership

Become a Member

When you become an ISA member, you can add on an ISSS membership for a low fee. Membership dues help to support section activities and awards.

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The International Studies Association

Representing over 100 countries, ISA has more than 6,500 members worldwide and is the most respected and widely known scholarly association in this field. Endeavoring to create communities of scholars dedicated to international studies, ISA is divided into 7 geographic subdivisions of ISA (Regions), 29 thematic groups (Sections) and 4 Caucuses which provide opportunities to exchange ideas and research with local colleagues and within specific subject areas.
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