The Center for Security in Politics (CSP) supports research, curriculum, and convenings that bring students, academics, and leading political practitioners together to address critical global risks, to translate research and analysis into actionable solutions for policymakers, thought leaders and elected officials, and to train a diverse generation of security professionals for careers in public service.

The Center is led by Janet Napolitano, who has a unique background as a former federal and state prosecutor, Arizona governor, and the nation’s longest-serving Secretary of Homeland Security. She also served as president of the University of California from 2013-2020.


9/11: A Turning Point

9/11: A Turning Point

LIVESTREAMED EVENTAn Illuminations “Place and Displacement” TalkRecorded Wednesday, September 29, 2021 The livestream can be viewed via Vimeo here, or on the Calperformances page, here. Featuring: Lowell Bergman (moderator), Janet Napolitano, Fawzia Koofi, Brian...

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