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The Center for Peace and Security Studies (cPASS) supports and monitors funded research, graduate training, and campus outreach at UCSD in the subject of peace and international security.

General Robert Neller (Former Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC) - "The Future of Civilian-Military Relations and Effects on National Security"

The National Security Policy Speaker Series (NSPSS) hosted by cPASS and GPS at UCSD, and the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center (NPEC) presents General Robert Neller -(Former Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC) - Monday, April 12th, 2021 at 11:00AM PST

Registration opens March 12th!

General Robert Neller Headshot

cPASS Publications

Journal of Conflict Resolution

December 2020

J. Andres Gannon and Daniel Kent: "Keeping Your Friends Close, but Acquaintances Closer: Why Weakly Allied States Make Committed Coalition Partners"

Erik Gartzke

September 2020

Erik Gartzke and Patrick Hulme: The Tyranny of Distance: Assessing and Explaining the Apparent Decline in U.S. Military Performance

Sea Power on Politics

October 2020

Erik Gartzke and Jon Lindsay: "The Influence of Sea Power on Politics: Domain- and Platform-Specific Attributes of Material Capabilities"